node-red-node-what3words 0.0.6

A Node-RED node to convert locations to/from what3words

npm install node-red-node-what3words

A Node-RED node to convert positions to what3words...


Run the following command in your Node-RED user directory - typically ~/.node-red

npm install node-red-node-what3words


You will need a valid API key from what3words


Uses What 3 Words to convert a location to 3 unique words. and vice versa. Don't ask... just try it...

To convert position to words it requires

  • msg.location.lon


  • msg.payload containing a string lat,lon

To convert words to position it requires

  • msg.payload containing a string of unique.three.words

The API-key is stored in a separate credentials file.

Note: This is an online service and requires a live internet connection and a valid API key to work correctly.

See what3words for more details.

Example flow:


Node Info

Version: 0.0.6
Updated 9 hours ago
License: Apache-2.0


in the last day
in the last week
in the last month


  • what3words


  • node-red
  • what3words


  • dceejay
  • knolleary