Custom Drupal data migration: a Georgia GovHub story

Feb 23, 2020

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

April Sides
Senior Developer at Lullabot
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.…

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site.

I was wondering how could I giving back to the Drupal community all what it gave to me during the last 10 years, that's how the idea of this site came to me ... (read more)

Hi! I’m Santiago Rico, the web designer and themer of this site.

When Karim proposed me to design and theme this site for the Drupal community, I accepted immediately because the community is the main reason why I love Drupal so much.