Splunk® Style Guide

Splunk Style Guide

The guidelines in the Splunk Style Guide establish best practices for writing technical documentation. Search docs.splunk.com to find documentation related to Splunk products.

American English spelling and phrases

Write in American English. The dictionary of choice for Splunk documentation is Merriam-Webster, so consult that dictionary if you question your spelling.

Avoid abbreviations, spelling, loanwords, and phrases taken from other languages, such as i.e., colour, in lieu of, and full stop, in your documentation. See the Usage dictionary for acceptable terms to use instead.

Last modified on 29 February, 2024
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Style Guide: current

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