Migrating from Drupal 6


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Migrating from Drupal 6

A central tenet of Drupal is that major versions Drupal 5, 6, and 7 and so on, aren't compatible with each other. That causes some frustration because historically it's meant that you need to upgrade your site to the next version every four years or so. And even then you have to figure out what to do about modules that don't exist for the new version. The central process for migrating is actually quite easy. It's the little site bits that are sometimes tricky. I'll show you some of the common problems and point you to resources in case you get stymied. I am going to go very quickly since there are a lot of steps.

I have already installed an extremely simple site on Drupal 6. The truth is your site will probably have aspects that go well beyond this one. But the techniques you see here will let you migrate a site of any size and complexity. And actually this site isn't as simple as it looks. If we go up to the Module list, you'll see that we actually have quit...

Migrating from Drupal 6
Video duration: 4m 28s 7h 50m Intermediate

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Migrating from Drupal 6 provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 7 Advanced Training

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Developer Web
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Drupal
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