Mauricio Dinarte

Our last article explored the syntax and structure of migration files. Today, we are diving deeper into the most important part of a migration: the process pipeline. This determines how source data will be processed and transformed to match the expected destination structure. We will learn how to configure and chain process plugins, how to set subfields and deltas for multi-value fields, and to work with source constants and pseudo-fields.

Mauricio Dinarte

In the previous article, we saw what a migration file looks like. We made some changes without going too deep into explaining the syntax or structure of the file. Today, we are exploring the language in which migration files are written and the different sections it contains.

Mauricio Dinarte

By default, the Drupal 7 to 10 upgrade path preserves entity IDs. In the previous article, we explained that this would cause problems if content or configuration already exists in the destination Drupal 10 site. Let’s explore this further and evaluate ways to work around the issue.

Mauricio Dinarte

As pointed out in the first article, the Migrate API scope is to move over content and configuration. Porting modules and themes are out of scope. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at some of the assumptions and limitations. In addition to what will be presented in today’s article, I highly recommend reviewing the official documentation for upgrading from Drupal 7. Drupal is ever-evolving and the Migrate API documentation gets...

Mauricio Dinarte

In the previous article, we analyzed the site from a high-level perspective. It is time to dive deeper into the site structure.

Mauricio Dinarte

One of the most impactful things to do in preparation for any migration project is to understand the source site. The more insight you gather into how the current site was built, the better equipped you will be to perform the migration.

Mauricio Dinarte

Today, we are excited to launch a detailed blog series that serves as an in-depth guide on utilizing the Drupal 10 Migrate API. This series is designed to equip you with thorough explanations and step-by-step guidance for migrating all your data from a Drupal 7 site to Drupal 10, facilitating a smooth upgrade to the most current version of the platform.

Janez Urevc

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 --- In the second episode of our three-part series on the ETL Migration process, we delve into the most involved stage of Drupal migration: Transformation. This episode features insights from Tag1 Consulting’s experts, including Mike Ryan, co-creator of Drupal Migrate, and notable contributor Benji Fisher. They analyze the Transformation phase in the ETL process, specifically examining Drupal’s unique “row-by-row” approach, and the discussion...