April 1, 2020 Release (5.0.642.2)

This release includes the 2.7968.10 version of the JavaScript Search Framework (see January 2020 Release (v2.7968)).

When using a CDN with the Coveo for Sitecore Hive framework, this release includes the latest 2.7968 version of the JavaScript Search Framework (see Understanding How Coveo for Sitecore Loads the Coveo JavaScript Files (CDN)).

Downloads

This section provides build 5.0.642.2 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).

Release Notes

This section summarizes the new features and fixed support cases introduced in the Coveo for Sitecore April 1, 2020 release (5.0.642.2).

Identifier Enhancement
SC-3968 Added renderings to support the Coveo JavaScript Search Framework DynamicFacet and DynamicFacetManager components.
SC-4253 Added rendering to support the Coveo JavaScript Search Framework DynamicHierarchicalFacet component.
SC-4264 Added support for the Coveo for Sitecore Standard Edition.
SC-4300 Added the Coveo Dynamic Numeric Facet Range, Coveo Dynamic Date Facet Range, and Coveo Dynamic Distance Facet Range renderings to support the Coveo JavaScript Search Framework DynamicFacetRange component.
Identifier Case Fixed Support Case
SC-4266 00056648 Added conditions to avoid double translation of field names in the constant query expression (cq).
SC-4330 00058493 Stripped any existing Authorization header from proxy incoming search queries.
SC-4332 00059210 Ensured SearchboxInitializer class waits on Search Interfaces initialization.
Identifier Bug Fix
SC-4320 Added organization paused state verification prior to starting a source refresh.
SC-4333 Fixed Source with name [source_name] already exists issue when rebuilding index.

Upgrade Steps

This section describes how to upgrade Coveo for Sitecore from February 28, 2020 (5.0.587.9) to April 1, 2020 (5.0.642.2).

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 into the Sitecore Desktop.

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

  3. Upload and install the Coveo for Sitecore XX 5.0.642.2 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: Rename Fields Containing the z\d{2,3}x Pattern

As a result of fixing bug SC-4266, facets based on field names containing the z\d{2,3}x regex pattern (e.g., field name orz125x) are no longer displayed. If necessary, adjust field names accordingly.

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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