Editorial Content Standards and Guidelines

This section presents an overview of the PBS content standards and specifications related to Merlin, a database and associated API that presents metadata as 'pointers' to send users to content across the Public Broadcasting system.  Create links to your content in real-time and surface them almost immediately on PBS.org and within other applications built with the Merlin API. Merlin presents a powerful way to engage diverse online audiences and drive them back to your site from across the web.

The following content guidelines and specifications are designed to help you present your content within Merlin-powered applications. 

This section covers: