The new Coveo JS UI has been available for a while now. How about getting off to the right start? Well you’re at the right place, here is a tutorial on how to configure and use the new Coveo JS UI.
Step # 1: Installing the Coveo Search API
Follow the instructions described here in order to install the Coveo Search API. Then you’ll be asked to customize and start the Coveo Search API.
Here is an example of a working “config.yml” file:
Once you started the “Coveo Search API” service, you can validate that the service is accessible from various computers:
a. Using a browser, access the URL in the following format: "http://[REST_API_SERVER]:[port]/rest/search" ![Rest URL Example](/images/JSUI101/RestURLExample.png) b. Validate that the REST API JSON response appears in the browser ![Rest API JSON](/images/JSUI101/RestAPIJSON.png)
Step # 2: Creating the JS UI search page
+Using a browser, access the URL in the following format: “http://[REST_API_SERVER]:[port]” + +
- +Click on “CLICK HERE TO START” + +
- +Type your username and password, then click on connect, you’ll get the message below: + +
- +On the “CREATE A SEARCH PAGE” window, you can click on “CREATE PAGE” if you just want to only use the “All Content” search interface, or you can click on “MORE TABS” in order to add more search interfaces. + +
- +By clicking on “MORE TABS”, you’ll see the out of the box search interfaces available
+Click on the ones that you want to add into your search page. As an example, let’s click on “People”, “Email” and “SharePoint”
+Click on “CREATE PAGE”, you’ll get the message below:
+You are good to go! But do not stop there, there is so much more to do with it! Start here