The Benefits of Merlin + WordPress Integration


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What You’ll Get

  • Access your DAM content in Merlin from inside the WordPress UI
  • Easy to get up and running-no technical work required
  • Fast access your whole team can rely on
  • Add content to the WordPress library and onto your post or page without having to download and upload
  • Uses the MX Basic user interface for easy access
  • Use your Merlin login (or single sign on) credentials
  • No need to learn another piece of software
  • Rights management rules come from Merlin
  • Track usage history
  • Resize content on the fly
  • Look for new features like cropping as the MX Basic user experience is updated.
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Get access to your Merlin collections and search functions all while within your WordPress user interface. Find your content, select it, resize it, or add it directly to your WordPress media library and webpage.

How it works.

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Your Merlin DAM becomes a media source from within WordPress, just like the “Wordpress Upload Files” or “Media Library” tab. Select the MerlinX tab from within WordPress after selecting the Media Library.
Easily search, select, and add content to WordPress Media Library and your post.

You can also:

  • Add usage information that’s available on demand or in reports
  • Add usage information at the time of ingest
  • Configure requested information and your picklists to facilitate data entry

Under the Hood-Technical Information

Use the Merlin WordPress plugin with WordPress versions 4.4 or newer. Using it is as simple as adding the plugin within the WordPress Plugin area, as you would for any plugin (MerlinOne will provide the plugin kit to customers that have purchased the functionality.) Plugin requires write access to the WordPress server.

Product Minimum Version
MerlinX 6.0.2
MX Basic 6.0.6
mXchange for WordPress 6.0.3
WordPress 4.4
Want to learn more about how you can improve your content development process through Merlin’s WordPress connector?