Coveo Search Interface

Implements the Coveo JavaScript Search Framework SearchInterface component. The SearchInterface component is the root and main component of a Coveo-powered search page.

Coveo for Sitecore (October 30, 2020)

The new Filter results based on the current Sitecore context database option lets you control whether to add a filter on the current Sitecore context database in the constant query expression (cq). Prior to the October 30, 2020 release, search results and recommendations were automatically filtered on the current Sitecore context database using a source==<SITECORE_SOURCE_NAME> filter in the advanced query expression (aq).

Usage Notes

  • The Coveo Search Interface rendering automatically adds the Automatic Boosting, Query Filter, Query Ranking and Sitecore Instance Filter renderings to the page. These renderings are configured through the Coveo Search Interface data source.

  • Some features of the Automatic Boosting, Query Filter and Query Ranking renderings are only available with the Enterprise Edition.

Insertion Location

The Coveo Search Interface rendering is an Allowed Control in the following placeholder(s): Coveo UI.

Example insertion sequence for the Coveo Search Interface rendering.

Coveo for Sitecore SXA rendering insertion locations aren’t limited by placeholder Allowed Controls. The Coveo Search Interface rendering may therefore be inserted throughout the partial design, whether in Coveo for Sitecore or Sitecore placeholders.

Example insertion sequence for the Coveo Search Interface rendering.

Data Source Options

Option name Description
Enterprise only
Filter expression rules
See Query Filter rendering
Coveo for Sitecore (October 30, 2020)Filter results based on the current Sitecore context database See Sitecore Instance Filter rendering data source options
Filter results on the current context language See Sitecore Instance Filter rendering data source options
Filter results on the latest version See Sitecore Instance Filter rendering data source options
Exclude bucket folders in results See Query Filter rendering data source options
Exclude media folders in results See Query Filter rendering data source options
Enterprise only
Boost expression rules
See Query Ranking rendering
Enterprise only
Enable automatic boosting
See Automatic Boosting rendering
Query pipeline See pipeline component option
Results per page See resultsPerPage component option
Excerpt length See excerptLength component option
Maximum age See maximumAge component option
Automatically trigger first query See autoTriggerQuery component option
Hide until first query See hideUntilFirstQuery component option
Enable history See enableHistory component option
Names of external content sources See External Content rendering
Custom CSS classes See Insert Custom CSS in Coveo for Sitecore article
Initialization file name See Custom Initialization Scripts article
DOM unique Id Randomly generated HTML element id.
Additional data attributes Allows use of the Coveo JavaScript Search Framework SearchInterface component options that aren't directly available in the data source.

Sample Generated HTML

<div id="coveo5c7ed6eb" class="CoveoSearchInterface Coveostate CoveoComponentState 
CoveoComponentOptions CoveoQueryController CoveoHistoryController CoveoDebug 
coveo-after-initialization" data-enable-history="true" 
data-prebind-maximum-age="currentMaximumAge" data-applied-prebind="true" 
data-maximum-age="0" style="display: block;" 
data-coveo-for-sitecore-syntax-event-registered="true"
data-coveo-for-sitecore-event-registered="true">
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