Guides

Splash! is still in active development. We are aware that some features are obscure or there's no clear way on how to use them.

While we work on improving the website, we hope these guides will help you in finding what you need. If you think we've missed something, want to give us some feedback, or simply have a chat, our channels are open.

Advanced Searching

Splash!'s search supports a variety of different operations. Here's a quick cheat sheet for some of the common searches.

classification::

Our algorithms determine the type of Image through different classifications. You can use this prefix to only view Cover Images or Images that could be used as art for Articles.

  • Possbile Values

    artwork

    background

    cinematic

    cover

    logo

    master

    hero

    screenshot

    trailer

    gameplay

  • Example

    rocket league classification::hero

secondary_classification::

  • Possbile Values

    Coming Soon

  • Example

    rocket league secondary_classification::

category::

Splash! content is primarily divided into two categories: images and videos.

  • Possbile Values

    image

    video

    all

  • Examples

    rocket league category::image classification::background

    rocket league category::video classification::trailer

platform::

An image can appear on different platforms, each displaying different resolutions, cover art, and attributions. You can use this prefix when you write an article for a specific platform and you need to ensure the screenshots are accurate

  • Possbile Values

    playstation

    xbox

    steam

  • Examples

    rocket league platform::xbox

To avoid unnecessary logic behind the scenes, our Search module will assume your first argument in the query is what you're after, followed by additional prefixes or filters.

rocket league classification::cover platform::xbox
platform::xbox classification::cover rocket league

Limits

The search can only return up to 10.000 results at once. This is a default limit imposed by our ElasticSearch clusters.

As more people use Splash! the search will become smarter and this limit won't matter as the results will be much more accurate.