PMP and INN Join Forces to Create WordPress Plugin

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In our recent piece on the Public Media Platform (PMP) we featured an interview from South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Brian Gervik and PBS Digital's Markham Evans, where they discussed their PMP in Bento integration pilot project. This post from the PMP blog outlines work to be done to create a plugin that would enable stations to pull PMP content on to a WordPress site.

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Bentomatic 2.0: Lunch & Learn Recap and Recording

Last Updated by Amy Lust | Senior Associate | PBS Digital on

The SPI team recently held the Bentomatic 2.0 Lunch & Learn webinar which detailed the latest update to the Bentomatic functionality. PBS Digital's José Fernández, Product Deployment Manager, walked attendees through the process of opening and editing the smart snippet fields within the Bentomatic to tailor the user’s experience. The goal of this workflow is to create a truly local and national hy

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Product Release: Bento Styling Update

Last Updated by Jen Carter Hinders | Product Manager | PBS Digital on

A release was made to Bento today which aims to rationalize the styling across the Bento platform. This change will allow easier updates and management of CSS within the PBS-provided smart snippets, plugins, templates and themes.

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PBS Election 2016 Bentomatic

Last Updated by Terry Mulcahy | Site Producer PBS Elections | PBS Digital on

The 2016 Campaign Connection Bentomatic is now available, linking the world of PBS election coverage to your station site. Through up-to-date coverage of the election cycle, the page provides exciting news and analysis, curated daily from the spectrum of public media content.

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#SeizetheSummer Bentomatic and Campaign

Last Updated by Matt Schoch | Director | Content Strategy and PBS Food on

Share your tips and tricks, recipes, photos and favorite memories with using #SeizetheSummer. Together, we can make this Summer magical.

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Native American Heritage Month Bentomatic

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Get Access to the Native American Heritage Month Bentomatic!

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A Year in Space: Bentomatic Available

Last Updated by Tara Vaezi | Senior Program Manager | Digital Programming on

To highlight Scott Kelly’s 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to descent, the Digital Programming team has developed a new and engaging Bentomatic: A YEAR IN SPACE.

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Update on PMP Implementation in Bento

Last Updated by Jen Carter Hinders | Product Manager | PBS Digital, Tom Davidson | Senior Director | PBS Digital on

Visitors to South Dakota Public Broadcasting’s site can now connect with deep, robust and engaging content thanks in part to the Public Media Platform (PMP).

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Bentomatic: PBS Remembers B.B. King

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Blues legend B.B. King has died at the age of 89. PBS honors his memory with a collection of his appearances on "Tavis Smiley," "In Performance at the White House" his feature on PBS Digital Studios' "Blank on Blank" and more.

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Product Release: Customizable Bentomatics

Last Updated by By Jen Carter Hinders | Assistant Director | PBS Digital on

With the upcoming release, stations will be able to not only add Bentomatic content to their site, but customize the content within the experience to produce a truly hybrid local/national experience

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OETA: Getting the Most Out of Your Website

Last Updated by Samuel Seide | Digital Media Specialist | OETA on

Want to up your digital game? No matter the size of your station or skill level the PBS website manager Bento can help make your site great. Don't believe us? Check out what OETA's Digital Media Specialist Samuel Seide has to say when they made the switch.

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Enhancements to Bento Admin Interface and COVE Integration

Last Updated by Jen Carter Hinders | Product Manager | PBS Digital on

This week PBS Digital’s Web Services team will be releasing several updates to the Bento platform, which aims to improve the admin user interface. For heavy Bento users, in June, a new admin style was introduced to the smart snippets and plugins only. To finalize the first phase of this admin restyling, the team has applied similar styling and updates to the rest of the Bento admin.

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Bento Product Update: PMP Feature Enhancement

Last Updated by Jen Carter Hinders | Product Manager | PBS Digital on

In an effort to help stations continue growing their digital presence, strategy and platforms without also duplicating efforts and increasing costs, PBS Digital recently launched enhanced features related to Public Media Platform (PMP) integration.

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South Dakota Public Broadcasting Pilots PMP on Bento

Last Updated by José Fernández | Product Deployment Manager | PBS Digital on

PBS Digital's Markham Evans has been working with the Public Media Platform (PMP) and Brian Gevik at South Dakota Public Broadcasting to alpha test a tool that would allow stations to browse for PMP content metadata and add it to their sites via the Explorer Custom Promo smart snippet. With the official launch now approaching, the SPI team wanted to give Brian and Markham a chance to share their t

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Bento Product Update: Admin Facelift, COVE Playlist Player and YouTube API Integration

Last Updated by Jen Carter Hinders | Product Manager | PBS Digital on

The Bento team is looking to release three major features this week to the platform: An update to the admin styling within Bento; a new video gallery smart snippet; and YouTube API integration so users can easily query and embed YouTube content.

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