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Migrating to Drupal 7 by Trevor James

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Migrating images and files

Let's talk briefly about the best methods for migrating images and files to your new site. If you have a lot of images and/or files in your existing web content it's easy to migrate these using the following guidelines. You can do the following to handle migration of images when the images are embedded in your web page with HTML:

  1. In your Fire Department content type, you have a Body field that comes as part of the core content type. This is a large text area field that you can import your main page content into, especially if that page content contains hyperlinks, images, or references to other files as HTML tags. This will work even more smoothly if the HTML contains absolute links to the image content.
  2. When we build ...

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