Legacy Search UI Framework
- Inserting and Customizing a Search Interface Component
- Inserting Coveo Search Components to an Existing Item
- Inserting and Customizing a Facet Component
- Inserting and Customizing a Sort Component
- Inserting and Customizing a Tab Component
- Inserting and Customizing a Related Query Component
- Inserting and Customizing a Recommendations Component
- Inserting and Customizing a User Context Component
- Ranking and Filtering Rules
- Inserting and Customizing a Distance Resources Component
- Creating a Search Driven Page
- Duplicating the Coveo Search Component
- Inserting a Coveo Search Box to Your Header
- Autocomplete and Suggestions
- Adding a Field to a Result Template
- Adding Images to Your Search Page
- Customizing a Search Interface
- List of Available Components
- List of Available Parameters
- Relating Coveo for Sitecore Components to Sitecore Templates, Layouts, and Sublayouts
- Digging Into the Layouts and Components Code
- Creating a Custom Component Parameters
- Inserting Custom Component Parameters
- Creating a Search Interface Optimized for Mobile Devices
- Creating a Search Interface Optimized for WebCrawlers
- Understanding How MVC Components Work Behind the Scenes
- Modifying or Removing the Insert Option for the Coveo Search Page
Inserting Custom Component Parameters Using the Coveo for Sitecore Legacy Search UI Framework
For a list of all available parameters, see List of Available Component Parameters.
Coveo for Sitecore has various templates to define properties for its components, which are called Parameters.
Although a component can be edited directly using the Experience Editor of Sitecore, it is recommended to create custom component parameters and assigned them as data-sources to your components. The advantage of this strategy is:
- To share the same parameters across your solution and improve re-usability.
- To preserve parameters even if a rendering is deleted.
- To swap parameters dynamically based on certain conditions, which is a key strategy of search personalization.
Before you can insert a custom component parameter, you need to create one. To do so, see Creating a Custom Component Parameters.
If you already have a custom parameters item ready, here are the steps to insert it:
In the Sitecore Content Editor, select a Coveo for Sitecore component, and in Presentation tab, select Details.
You can alternatively access the same details by accessing your page with your Coveo for Sitecore components in the Experience Editor, selecting the component to change, and clicking on the Coveo icon.
Scroll to the Data Source section and click on Browse.
- Select the parameters item you created before.
The component should now show a warning indicating that it is linked to a custom parameter item.