Coveo for Sitecore : Intalligent Search for your website

Coveo for Sitecore : Intalligent Search for your website

Coveo is a provider of intelligent and predictive search technologies and as name says Coveo for sitecore is same for the Sitecore plateform. So what it offers? Well it makes your website more responsive, proactive and relevant for every visitor. it accesses site content and information, recommends the most relevant information and perform intelligent operation to improves results for future visits and visitors.

Let first understand the Architecture of Sitecore and Coveo with Sitecore. I have borrow following images from coveo’s developer site, where in first image you can see the basic architecture of sitecore

basic Sitecore architecture

And in second image – improve architecture of sitecore with coveo where each level have coveo block.

coveo improved sitecore architecture

Coveo installation – installation of coveo is easy and can be done by performing setups from below link –

https://developers.coveo.com/display/public/SitecoreV4/Setting+Up+Coveo+for+Sitecore

Coveo indexing – coveo provide both Cloud or On-Premises Indexes, on-permises is free edition where cloud provide one month trail. There are lots of advantage of using cloud indexing such as auto scaling, machine learning, security handling etc.

Coveo provides lots of out of box features which makes sitecore super powerful. A big rule engine provide more flexibility and power, supports MVC, provide REST API to make it plateform independent for the search. It also supports Linq API which makes backend user’s life easy.

There are lots of blog already on the Coveo about its introduction, setup and features, reason behind writing this blog is that, it is prologue for my next series of blogs.

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