JavaScript Search Framework Installation

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The Coveo JavaScript Search Framework documentation is now available on GitHub (see Coveo search ui documentation).

The Coveo JavaScript Search Framework version 1.0 was released (see July 2015 Release (v1.0.20)) to be bundled with the first release of the new Coveo for Salesforce integration V2 (see July 2015 Release: v2.3). Feature-wise, the Coveo JavaScript Search Framework version 0.9 June 2015 release and version 1.0 July 2015 release are equivalent. However, while version 0.9 will be maintained in order to provide bug fixes and support to existing deployments, new features will only be added to version 1.0. You’re therefore encouraged to use, and if applicable, upgrade to version 1.0 (see JavaScript Search Framework Version 0.9 to 1.0 Breaking Changes and Migration Guidelines).

The Coveo JavaScript Search Framework allows developers to easily deploy and customize a feature-rich client-side search interface in any web page, application, or standalone site to present results from a Coveo index. The Coveo JavaScript Search Framework is also bundled with other Coveo products such as Coveo for Salesforce and Coveo for Sitecore.

The Coveo JavaScript Framework is essentially a block of HTML and CSS defining a layout to organize a set of components. Components such as a search box, facets, tabs, or result sort options are used as building blocks to define your search interface (see Components). You can add, remove, move, and customize components within the page. The components are defined in HTML using a special syntax allowing you to modify a set of options. Components also expose JavaScript APIs allowing you to perform more advanced customization.

The Coveo JavaScript Search Framework space contains working examples and detailed reference documentation for basic and advanced functionalities.

To get up and running with this framework, you should start with the JavaScript Search Framework Getting Started Tutorial.

If you have any questions, you can use our public Q&A site available at

Below is a sample JavaScript Search Framework search interface connected to a demo index.

If you want, you can also open this example in a new tab.