DrupalCon Seattle 2019: Introduction to Drupal 8 Migrations

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Apr 12, 2019

Migrations can be intimidating but with Migrate modules now in core, it’s easier than ever to upgrade or migrate legacy applications to Drupal 8. Let's demystify the process by taking a closer look at how to get started from the ground level.

In this session we’ll cover:

A brief overview of the Migrate APIs for importing content to Drupal 8, including Migrate Drupal's capabilities to move content from a Drupal source.
Understanding your migration pathway.
Getting your site ready for migrated content.
Sample migration scripts and configuration files for migrating nodes and field mapping.
Consideration of media entities, file attachments, and other dependencies.
Using Migrate Drupal UI and Migrate Tools for managing migrations.

For those new to Drupal, this session will introduce the basic concepts and framework for setting up your Drupal 8 migration path successfully.

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.