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Migrating to Drupal 7 by Trevor James

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Chapter 2. Starting a Migration Path

We have exported all of our existing website content to a CSV file. You have your content nicely organized into columns and rows in your CSV and it's ready to import into Drupal. But before you run the import we need to set up the container in Drupal to hold our imported and migrated content. In Drupal this container is called a content type . In this chapter we will build the content type to hold our migrated content and add fields to this content type to hold all of the data that we need to migrate.

We'll cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • Creating a content type
  • Planning a map of the fields in your content type to the data in your CSV
  • Adding fields to your content-type based on the mapping
  • Configuring ...

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