Training: Drupal 7 to Drupal 9 Migration


With Drupal 7 set to reach its end of life in November 2022, now is the perfect time to start planning your migrations. Join this hands-on training to learn:

How to plan and execute your migration project
● Examples from similar migration projects: challenges, workflows, and best practices
● Differences between Drupal 7 and 9 from a migration perspective
● Technical requirements for hosting a Drupal 9 website
● Setting up your migration environment and command line tools for migrations (Composer, Drush)

Upgrading Modules to Drupal 9
●Selecting which modules require upgrade, which to remove, and which are no longer needed in Drupal 9
●Tools for upgrading modules automatically
●Checklist for upgrading your modules to Drupal 9, including modules without upgrade paths

Writing a Migration
●Overview of Migrate API, migration tools and best practices
●Overview of Migration plugins
●Mapping your fields from Drupal 7 to Drupal 9
●Example migrations involving nodes, taxonomies, and Paragraphs.
●Debugging migrations
●Troubleshooting issues during migration from Drupal 7 to 9 - tools and techniques

1. A laptop with Drupal 9 installed
2. Experience with Drupal configuration and programming

Target Audience:
This training is for developers looking for insight into best practices for migration, and/or project leads who want to learn how to plan and execute a migration

When & Where

Monday, 25 April, 2022 - 08:30 to 12:00