June 18, 2019 Release (5.0.407.4)

This release includes the 2.6063.7 version of the JavaScript Search Framework (see May 2019 Release (v2.6063)).

When using a CDN with the Coveo for Sitecore Hive framework, this release includes the latest 2.6063 version of the JavaScript Search Framework (see Understanding How Coveo for Sitecore Loads the Coveo JavaScript Files (CDN)).

Downloads

This section provides build 5.0.407.4 download links for all supported versions of Sitecore. Download and install the Coveo for Sitecore package that matches your version of Sitecore (see Installing Coveo for Sitecore).

For the simultaneous deployment of Sitecore 9.1 and Coveo for Sitecore on Azure, download the Sitecore 9.1 (WDP) package and the coveoforsitecore-module.json file (see Installing Coveo for Sitecore Alongside Sitecore in Azure PaaS).

If you’re using SXA and want to be able to insert Coveo components in your SXA pages, download and install both the Coveo for Sitecore package and the SXA UI Components package (see Installing Coveo for Sitecore SXA Components).

If you want to upgrade your version of Coveo for Sitecore 5 to this release, follow the upgrade procedure (see Upgrade Steps).

Release Notes

This section summarizes the new features and fixed support cases introduced in the Coveo for Sitecore June 18, 2019 release (5.0.407.4).

Identifier Enhancement
SC-3660 [Hive] Added the Additional Dictionaries field on the Coveo Search Resources component data source (see Editing the Content of a Result Template: The translateLabel Function).
SC-3781 Provided a WDP package for fresh installs of Coveo for Sitecore with Sitecore 9.1 on Azure PaaS (see Installing Coveo for Sitecore Alongside Sitecore in Azure PaaS).
SC-3877 [Hive] Ensured Additional Data Attributes option is available in all renderings that wrap Coveo JavaScript Search Framework components.
SC-3898 Support Coveo JavaScript Search Framework version 2.6063.
Identifier Case Fixed support case
SC-3881 00053716 Improved the handling of invalid Sitecore users when using a custom membership provider.
Identifier Bug fix
SC-3943 [Hive] Fixed issue causing the Coveo For Sitecore Analytics data source to display incorrect list of fields in Sitecore 9.
SC-3893 Fixed the Coveo Diagnostic Page compilation issue in Sitecore 7.5 and 8.0 instances.
SC-3896 Fixed issue with Coveo for Sitecore Legacy UI items still being installed in the core database.
SC-3900 Fixed button links in the Developer & Support Resources panel.
SC-3917 Coveo Diagnostic Page in Sitecore 7.5 and 8.0 instances now references jQuery 3.4.0.

Upgrade Steps

This section describes how to upgrade Coveo for Sitecore from May 17, 2019 (5.0.387.10) to June 18, 2019 (5.0.407.4).

For the best Coveo for Sitecore experience, always follow the Best Practices When Upgrading Coveo for Sitecore.

Step 1: Upgrade Coveo for Sitecore

Please, ensure that the Microsoft MVC security update MS14-059 is installed on every Sitecore host in your environment.

  1. Log in to the Sitecore Desktop.

  2. Access the Installation Wizard (Sitecore Start Menu > Development Tools > Installation Wizard).

  3. Upload and install the Coveo for Sitecore XX 5.0.407.4 package. You can find it in Downloads.

  4. When prompted to overwrite files, click Yes to all.

  5. When prompted to overwrite items, select Overwrite, then click Apply to all.

    You might be prompted twice with this question. Select the Overwrite option and click Apply to all both times.

  6. Once the installation is completed, make sure that you restart both the Sitecore client and server.

Step 2: Delete Coveo for Sitecore Legacy UI Items

  1. Open the Sitecore Desktop.

  2. Switch to the core database.

  3. Open the Content Editor.

  4. In the content tree, navigate to the /sitecore/content/Applications/WebEdit/Custom Experience Buttons folder.

  5. Delete the four items below. Do not delete the Edit Coveo Data Source item.

    • Edit Coveo Facet Properties

    • Edit Coveo Search Properties

    • Edit Coveo Sort Properties

    • Edit Coveo Tab Properties

  6. Return to the Sitecore Desktop and set your active database back to master.

Step 3: Publish Your Site

In the Sitecore Content Editor, perform a publish site action. This ensures any changes related to Coveo components in the upgrade are published to the web database.

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