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Migrating to Drupal 7 by Trevor James

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Summary

In this chapter we successfully migrated content and data from a Drupal 6 site to a Drupal 7 site, by running a full core and contributed module major upgrade from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7. This was a complex operation with many steps to it. We took content originally built using the CCK module in Drupal 6 and moved all of this content into the new Drupal 7 fields API model, which has CCK built into its core architecture. Not only did we learn to successfully migrate content from Drupal 6 to 7, but we also executed a successful Drupal major upgrade.

In the next chapter we're going to conclude the book by running a migration of content from a Wordpress website over to a Drupal 7 website. This will conclude the book by showing you the full power ...

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