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Migrating to Drupal 7 by Trevor James

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Chapter 1. Preparing Drupal for Content Migration

You want to start using Drupal to power your website but have many existing web pages and need to migrate this content to Drupal. You would like to redirect the existing site URLs to the new URL paths that you create in Drupal so that visitors to your site will be able to easily find content on the new site via their browser's bookmarks. You want to retain the overall "look and feel" of your existing content in your new Drupal website. Is this possible? Can you do this easily?

This chapter will answer these questions for you and show you how to prep your new Drupal installation, so that you can import all of your existing website content into the new Drupal site structure. We'll begin by installing ...

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