Custom Drupal Data Migration: A Georgia GovHUB Story

A presentation at Florida Drupalcamp 2020 in in Orlando, FL, USA by April Sides

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