Monthly Archives: November 2010

QotD 11/29/2010 - Will stations need to monitor COVE video objects to make sure they display correctly in Merlin?

 If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org. Will stations need to monitor COVE video objects to make sure they... Read More »

QotD 11/22/2010 - Does Merlin accept games, maps or other interactive items?

 If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org. Does Merlin accept games, maps or other interactive items? Yes. You can create... Read More »

QotD 11/18/2010 - What are content lists?

 If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org. What are content lists? Within the Admin Tool, lists function as a... Read More »

QotD 11/17/2010 - Is it possible to control how and when content appears in Merlin?

 If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org. Is it possible to control how and when content appears within Merlin?... Read More »

QotD 11/15/2010 - What are tags in Merlin?

 If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org. What are tags in Merlin? Tags function as keywords that are related... Read More »

QotD 11/16/2010 - How should tags be formatted in Merlin feeds?

 If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org. How should tags be formatted in Merlin feeds? Tags can be separated... Read More »

QotD 11/11/2010 - Do Video objects have to be published via Cove Pro?

 If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org. Do video objects have to be published via Cove Pro? No, stations... Read More »

Ten Things to Know About Merlin

For the last two years, PBS has been hard at work building a powerful new platform to distribute local and national PBS content across the Internet. The cutting-edge initiative, codenamed Project Merlin, has been designed to ensure that PBS.org and other... Read More »

QotD 11/10/2010 - How often is Merlin updated with new content from Cove Pro?

 If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org.  How often is Merlin updated with new content from Cove Pro? Merlin... Read More »

QotD 11/9/2010 - What are content channels?

 If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org.  What are content channels? In short, a content channel is defined as... Read More »

QotD 11/08/2010 - What are featured content modules?

 If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org.What are featured content modules? Located below the featured videos module on PBS.org,... Read More »

QotD 11/04/2010 - What is the Dynamic Lead (DL)?

If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org.What is the Dynamic Lead (DL)? The DL, or Dynamic Lead, is the... Read More »

QotD 11/02/2010 - How are video objects different from web objects?

If you have additional questions, you may find the answers in our Merlin Resource Center. You may also comment here or send us additional questions directly to pbsi_stationservices@pbs.org.How are video objects different from web objects? Since PBS is focused on... Read More »