Following on from my previous post about things to think about if you’re new to upgrading a Sitecore project in your development environment, there was another side of the issue of upgrading I wanted to point out – some of your deployment choices… Continue reading
Quick one this week. Mostly to try and save my own blushes, because the issue here was completely my fault. For the first time on a particular project I was trying to do some Coveo development work. I had created a page based on the default MVC templates they provide for search, but when I tried to add a Facet in Content Editor, I found myself staring at this:
No picker for the field to facet on – so no way to make the Facet component work… Continue reading
After last week’s work on installing the Coveo search service, this week we’ll move on to how that script can be extended to install the Coveo REST API and the Coveo for Sitecore package. Continue reading
Getting back to the the issue of installing things for a Sitecore development environment, this week I’m going to start tackling how you can add “Coveo for Sitecore” to a machine. While Coveo have provided some documentation on how this can be achieved, (for CES and REST APIs) they make they point that they don’t offer support for this approach to installation. So this may not be right for everyone. But in case it’s of use to you, here’s the first part of my attempt at the automation: Continue reading
Later this week I’ve got the chance to do some training on the Coveo for Sitecore search solution. The invite to the training said that attendees need to bring a computer running an instance of the software to use during the class. So I’ve been spending a bit of time building up a virtual machine for this purpose, to get a handle on the install process for Coveo.