Custom Drupal data migration: a Georgia GovHub story
As Digital Services Georgia upgraded their Drupal 7 multisite platform to Drupal 8, they capitalized on the opportunity to make improvements to their content model. Data migrations were customized to move and shape data to fit into new content types and fields.
Let's take a look at some of the strategies, tools, and techniques used to migrate site data from the GeorgiaGov Platform to Georgia GovHub.
Topics that will be covered:
- Discovery and planning
- Strategies and workflow
- Sample solutions
- Site specific overrides
- Nested Paragraphs
- Circular dependencies
- WYSIWYG Document Object Model (DOM) processing
I am a backend Drupal developer at Lullabot and lead organizer of Drupal Camp Asheville. My super powers include picking up something new and running with it as well as connecting people with common interests or tech problem spaces. My curiosities include work culture, entrepreneurship and burnout.