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Question by, Jan 17, 2019 1:09 PM

Adding tab to show specific type of results

I am using Coveo for Sitecore 4.1 and I have a requirement where I need to show tabs on search result page for All Content and Events ... In Events tab I need to show items for Event template.

I am not using Enterprise edition so don't have access for Rule Set Editor. Is there any way in Coveo For Hive to filter the results on the bases of tab selected?

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Answer by François Lachance-Guillemette, Jan 17, 2019 1:43 PM

As you might know, you can follow this documentation here to add Filtering and Ranking Rules Using JavaScript.

It requires you to create a view that contains the `CoveoForSitecoreFilterExpression` and some JavaScript to configure it.

Here is the code that you would include, based on the documentation page example:

@using Coveo.UI.Components
@using Coveo.UI.Components.Extensions
@Html.Partial(Partials.EDIT_TITLE, Html.Coveo().GetViewName())
<div id="JSFilterExpression" class="CoveoForSitecoreFilterExpression"></div>
    document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', function() {
        var expressionBuilder = new Coveo.ExpressionBuilder();
        // Build an expression using the expressionBuilder.
        const jsFilterExpresion = document.getElementById('JSFilterExpression');
        jsFilterExpresion.dataset.scAdvancedFilter =;

Now, the trick that is not mentioned in this page is that the CoveoForSitecoreFilterExpression component supports the scopeToTab attribute.

This means you can either set it in the markup:

<div class="CoveoForSitecoreFilterExpression" data-sc-scope-to-tab='MyTabId'></div>

or by using similar JavaScript code:

const jsFilterExpresion = document.getElementById('JSFilterExpression');
jsFilterExpression.dataset.scopeToTab = "MyTabId";

Both will give the same result, it depends on whether you need a static or dynamic value.

You could also directly leverage the expression attribute of the CoveoTab component, but this would require duplicating the CoveoTab rendering for each tab.

Hope this helps!

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