I'm trying to migrate a Drupal 7 website to Drupal 8. I have installed on the same server those two websites. Drupal8 version is empty. On the Drupal 7 website, more than twenty contrib modules are installed, like LinkIt, PathAuto, Token... I downloaded with Composer the D8 version of those modules. I installed them without any configuration. I followed the upgrading process on my D8 website, but the process cannot see installed modules on D8 version and told me that LinkIt or PathAuto won't be upgraded.

How can I fix it? Is there a solution to migrate configuration datas for these modules?


Pathauto has migrations for settings & patterns built into the D8 module. Linkit doesn't have built-in support migrations.

  • thanks for your answer. It seems that a lot of modules does not have migrations. I tried to recover media fields created with module media, but Drupal indicated: 'Attempt to create a field field_photo that does not exist on entity type node.' Moreover, menus are not imported. Is that a normal behaviour?
    – Alexander
    Apr 23 '20 at 12:13
  • Migrate support is based on whether each contrib module maintainer has decided to do the work or have someone else in the community supply a patch. Generally, the larger the install base, the more likely a pre-defined migration path will exist. Media in Drupal has been somewhat fractured until 8.6 where core now supports it so that might be the case here. There are core-defined D7 menu item migrations.
    – Shawn Conn
    Apr 23 '20 at 18:14

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