Walkthrough on Migration API's in Drupal 8

Prerequisite for attendees

  • Attendees should have intermediate-to-advanced knowledge of site building and custom module development in Drupal 8.

Since there are various CMS Enterprises in emerging technologies.Content plays a very important role. As we are in Drupal platform, Drupal itself moving towards with various features in advanced level. So we need to keep travel with content by the Drupal system as it moves further.we say Drupal 6 or 7 to Drupal 8. As we are now in Drupal 8 we need to retains content as well from its lower version.

To achieve this Dupal 8 comes with a Migration Module in its core which makes our Developer life easier.This Migrate API provides services for migrating data from a source system to Drupal 8.

Here are some of the topics which we are going to cover:

Migration using Source Plugin:

  -- Using CSV, MySQL, JSON API.

Migrate Process Plugin:

  -- List of Process Plugins available

Migration Examples:

  -- Migrating nodes, users, files

Executing these migrations using Drush Commands.

Lastly, I will give a brief DEMO on the above points.

Key takeaways:

Attendees will have a good understanding regarding Migration in Drupal Platform. How they can use migration and retrieve the contents from the source site.