This article focuses on the initial configuration phase of your search project.
Create Your Organization
Contact a Coveo representative to set up an organization for you (see Coveo Sales).
Perform a simple API call to set up a trial organization on your own (see Create a Coveo Trial Organization).
Familiarize Yourself With the Administration Console
You will typically use the Coveo Administration Console to interact with your organization and the various resources it hosts for you. If necessary, you can also invoke the platform APIs directly to achieve the same results.
The following screen capture and accompanying table provide a high-level overview of some of the common interactions you can perform through the Administration Console. Each UI section detailed in the table includes a link to the corresponding documentation corpus, as well as a list of platform APIs leveraged by that section.
|1||If you have access to more than one organization (e.g., staging and production), select the desired one||Organization picker||N/A|
|4||Manage features specific to Coveo for Commerce||Coveo for Commerce and Website Search||Catalog API|
|5||Manage query pipelines and hosted search pages||Optimize Search||Search API|
|6||Review Coveo Machine Learning (Coveo ML) models||Improve Relevance||Machine Learning API|
|7||Coveo Usage Analytics Overview|
||Manage an Organization|
|9||Review organization and platform status||Status||Platform API|
The next section in this guide offers tips and tricks on how to retrieve, enhance, and index content to maintain a clean and up-to-date index. Applying those recommendations early in your search project will have a profound and positive impact thereafter (see Locating and Indexing Content).