Migrating to Drupal 8: How to Migrate Your Content and Minimize the Risks

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
Watch the recorded webinar

occurred on

Wednesday, May 11, 2016


1:00 PM EDT



Aurelien Navarre

Aurelien Navarre

Senior Technical Solutions Analyst Acquia

Aurelien started working at the Daily Newspaper France Soir and then worked for United Business Media (UBM) as a system, network and security engineer where he deployed and managed an ambitious VMware virtualization program.

Previously he was a Drupal web developer at WebZen and participated in building one of the very first Drupal 7 websites with Gold accessibility standards. When he is not helping in the issue queue, he is involved with the competitive intelligence communities, such as Jive and Confluence and also teaches french Drupalists how to master Drupal through weekly screencasts on www.drupalfacile.org.