Migrating to Drupal 8: How to Migrate Your Content and Minimize the Risks [May 11, 2016]

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Migrating to Drupal 8 might seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Sometimes, it is possible to migrate simply. Other times, the needs of the migration require customization of the migration, which can introduce significant challenges. However, with the right planning and processes in place, effectively migrating your content can be easy.

In this webinar, learn about the processes needed to effectively migrate your content to Drupal 8 from Drupal 6 or 7. We’ll cover the steps in the 5 phases of an effective migration: auditing your source site, planning a data model, prepping for and planning your migration strategy, and inevitably, launching the migration. Attendees will walk away with a deeper understanding of:
• How to audit your bundles, fields, and entities
• The steps to determine what needs to stay, go, and be modified
• How to work with the Migrate API and extend functionality with contrib migration modules
• The process to set up near-continuous migration of content in order to minimize downtime
• Ways to effectively create and implement a risk mitigation plan

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site. I'm currently working as a freelance Drupal developer.

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.