February 28, 2020 (5.0.587.9)
This section provides build 5.0.587.9 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).
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).
This section summarizes the new features and fixed support cases introduced in the Coveo for Sitecore February 28, 2020 release (5.0.587.9).
|SC-4288||Added support for Sitecore 9.3 Initial Release.|
|Identifier||Case||Fixed Support Case|
|SC-4118||00054684||Fixed issue where the date format of a date field was not set properly in the index.|
|SC-4192||00057364||Fixed issue with deadlocks occurring when activating Coveo for Sitecore.|
|SC-4229||00058230||Fixed issue with Global Searchbox queries not updating main search interface result list in a page containing a Global Searchbox, a Recommendations component, and a standard Search Interface.|
|SC-4278||00058441||Fixed issue with the Command Center failing to list fields when a Sitecore analytics profile had an empty name or lacked a site language version.|
|SC-4073||Ensured context information gets sent on
|SC-4075||Fixed issue with global search boxes not getting context data from the Coveo User Context component.|
|SC-4144||Fixed issue with the
|SC-4179||Fixed issue with anonymous user analytics page view events not containing the
|SC-4215||Fixed issue where adding a field description in Coveo Cloud was repeatedly triggering field update and sync calls.|
|SC-4228||Fixed issue with search page no longer working when the
|SC-4265||Clarified Experience Editor rendering warnings when Coveo Recommendations or Coveo Related Query renderings are missing a dedicated Analytics component.|
|SC-4282||Fixed issue with Searchbox and Searchbox Settings placeholders not appearing when adding the Search Section rendering.|
|SC-4297||Fixed issue with the Searchbox Options placeholder not appearing in the Experience Editor.|
|SC-4299||Fixed issue with the Searchbox and Searchbox Settings placeholders being inverted in the Default Frame.|
This section describes how to upgrade Coveo for Sitecore from November 22, 2019 (5.0.515.1) to February 28, 2020 (5.0.587.9).
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.
Log in to the Sitecore Desktop.
Access the Installation Wizard (Sitecore Start Menu > Development Tools > Installation Wizard).
Upload and install the
Coveo for Sitecore XX 5.0.587.9package. You can find it in Downloads.
When prompted to overwrite files, click Yes to all.
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.
Once the installation is completed, make sure that you restart both the Sitecore client and server.
Step 2: Update to the Coveo Settings Button View File
Coveo Settings Button.cshtml view file has changed. A
class="coveo-for-sitecore-settings-container" attribute has been added to the first
<div> tag in the file. You might want to apply these changes to custom renderings based on the
Coveo Settings Button.cshtml file.
Step 3: Update to the Default Frame View File
Default Frame.cshtml view file has changed. Near the top of the file, the lines below have been inverted:
coveo-ui-searchbox placeholder now comes first. You might want to apply these changes to custom renderings based on the
Default Frame.cshtml view file.
Step 4: 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
Main search interface data source option has been added to the Coveo Recommendations rendering and the
Initialize Recommendations.cshtml file has been modified. If you have created a custom component by duplicating the Coveo Recommendations rendering, you might want to consider updating your custom component.