Splunk® Enterprise

Developing Views and Apps for Splunk Web

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Customization options

Building dashboards, form searches, and other views in Splunk aren't the only ways to customize Splunk Web. There are more options, including:

  • Customize the login screen Add a custom greeting to the login screen, letting users know important information about this Splunk instance. Requires minimal knowledge of HTML.
  • Customize CSS Add custom CSS to a view or app. You can also overwrite the CSS for specific elements or modules in a view. Requires knowledge of CSS. We also recommend you use Firebug, or some other CSS inspector when working with CSS development.
  • Translate Splunk Add a set of localizations for a Splunk instance. Requires a PO editor, and it may be helpful to understand how to use a PO editor for translations.

Clear Splunk Web related cache after customization

If you've made changes to an app's static content while customizing Splunk Web, you can reload that content for all the users of your app using this URI:


The _bump endpoint clears out the Splunk Web related cached items in client browsers, allowing new static content to load.

Last modified on 19 June, 2015
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6, 6.0.7, 6.0.8, 6.0.9, 6.0.10, 6.0.11, 6.0.12, 6.0.13, 6.0.14, 6.0.15, 6.1, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.5, 6.1.6, 6.1.7, 6.1.8, 6.1.9, 6.1.10, 6.1.11, 6.1.12, 6.1.13, 6.1.14

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