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Arduino with networking shield sending data to website

By: Steve Kerscher | Added: 9 March 2016 | Updated: 9 March 2016
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In this session I take a network shield and hook it to my Arduinio mega. I then take a temp sensor and a tilt switch and produce a webpage when a browser is pointed at the IP address of the Arduino.
Parts Needed
Make sure you set a correct IP address to match the network you are plugging into. Also it is recommended to make sure you are not in the DHCP address range. If you are not sure of the range of your network. Usually the highest numbers are not taken. 200 and above.

double Thermister(int RawADC) {  //Function to perform the fancy math of the Steinhart-Hart equation
 double Temp;
 Temp = log(((10240000/RawADC) - 10000));
 Temp = 1 / (0.001129148 + (0.000234125 + (0.0000000876741 * Temp * Temp ))* Temp );
 Temp = Temp - 273.15;              // Convert Kelvin to Celsius
 Temp = (Temp * 9.0)/ 5.0 + 32.0; // Celsius to Fahrenheit - comment out this line if you need Celsius
 return Temp;

// Enter a MAC address and IP address for your controller below.
// The IP address will be dependent on your local network:
byte mac[] = { 
  0xDE, 0xAD, 0xBE, 0xEF, 0xFE, 0xED };
IPAddress ip(10,0,1,177); // Change this to your IP address on your network

// Initialize the Ethernet server library
// with the IP address and port you want to use 
// (port 80 is default for HTTP):
EthernetServer server(80);

void setup() {
 // Open serial communications and wait for port to open:
   while (!Serial) {
    ; // wait for serial port to connect. Needed for Leonardo only

pinMode(A11, INPUT);//Only needed for temp sensor
pinMode(A13, INPUT);//Only needed for tilt switch sensor

  // start the Ethernet connection and the server:
  Ethernet.begin(mac, ip);
  Serial.print("server is at ");

void loop() {
  // listen for incoming clients
  EthernetClient client = server.available();
  if (client) {
    Serial.println("new client");
    // an http request ends with a blank line
    boolean currentLineIsBlank = true;
    while (client.connected()) {
      if (client.available()) {
        char c =;
        // if you've gotten to the end of the line (received a newline
        // character) and the line is blank, the http request has ended,
        // so you can send a reply
        if (c == '\n' && currentLineIsBlank) {
          // send a standard http response header
          client.println("HTTP/1.1 200 OK");
          client.println("Content-Type: text/html");
          client.println("Connection: close");  // the connection will be closed after completion of the response
	  client.println("Refresh: 5");  // refresh the page automatically every 5 sec
          // output the value of each analog input pin with tempurature
"); client.println("Current Temperature is"); client.println(Thermister(analogRead(A11))); client.println("
"); client.println("
"); client.println("Switch position"); client.println("
"); if(analogRead(A13) > 500) { client.println("Down"); }else { client.println("Up"); } client.println(""); client.println(""); break; } if (c == '\n') { // you're starting a new line currentLineIsBlank = true; } else if (c != '\r') { // you've gotten a character on the current line currentLineIsBlank = false; } } } // give the web browser time to receive the data delay(1); // close the connection: client.stop(); Serial.println("client disonnected"); } }