Questions tagged [migration]

"Migration" means either the migration of data from from a different framework/CMS to Drupal, or from Drupal to Drupal.

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How to migrate from test environment to production environment?

The migration is from the local environment to the production environment. The production environment has run some time and created a lot of articles. In order to add new things to my site, I added ...
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How to change a field type from Integer to Decimal?

I have a content type with an integer content field. The field needs to contain float data. What's the easiest way to change the field type from integer to decimal? (There are thousands of existing ...
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Efficient and easy Drupal 7 Development to Production workflow

How would you put large existing Drupal 7 production site in some simple Development-Staging-Production workflow ? I read through various documentation about the issue, but would like to know more ...
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How to create nodes using node_save?

I'm trying to migrate my current html site into Drupal. I have over 80,000 pages I have to migrate so I thought instead of sitting in front of a computer for 50 years I would create a module. I was ...
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File issues after importing Drupal site

I recently tried to move my Drupal site to a new server using this page: Moving Drupal 7 site to a new server. But now the style doesn't seem be loaded and more importantly I get this error on every ...
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Export and import content from one drupal site to another?

I want to export content with comments and user data with content relation from one Drupal site to same version of another site. In another site there is no content and users data it has only some new ...
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Import CSV to nodes/entities in Drupal 8 including a UI

What’s the best solution for importing CSV files into nodes or entities in Drupal 8 that offers a UI so content editors can import regularly? I’ve heard D8 Migrate works well but I understand there’s ...
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How to migrate multilingual image alt fields from CSV?

I'm migrating multilingual content to Drupal 8 from a group of CSV files, and I'm about 95% of the way there. I have an image field attached to an article content type that shares the image among all ...
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Migrating Multiple Files in a Node

I am trying to migrate files to a content type called educational activity. My issue is that some instances of this content type have more than one file attachment. So what I am trying to do is use ...
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Migration from Joomla

I am going to start work on a website that is already developed in Joomla 1.5 What are the possible ways to migrate the contents from Joomla. PS: I have looked into joomla module but no luck! Any ...
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Migration failed

I'm posting here after my post on Webmasters was flagged to be moved here. First of all, I'm new to Drupal and the work I have to do is some kind of too hard. My old colleague (webmaster) had a ...
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WSOD after migrating to another site? Troubleshooting a site migration

I'm in the process of migrating from one URL to another, and I've got a WSOD. What I had done is to import the new database from the production server. I've copied all the files from another server ...
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How to migrate content using a web service with multiple calls?

I need to migrate content from a web service to which I have to call several URLs. A call to receive a list of nodes and then a call for each node to receive information from the fields. Something ...
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How to migrate multilingual content from CSV to Drupal 8?

I come from read Using the new Drupal 8 Migration API / Module and Content Migration: CSV to Drupal 8 the process to create a migration is very clear and its works, but I can't find how to migrate ...
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CCK field migration reproducibly results in server error on node display

I am trying to migrate my CCK types to Fields using CCK module in D7, using content_migrate, following the documentation. After migrating all fields of a certain content types, I got a server reset ...
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How to add data from one Drupal site to other?

Help me solve this scenario, Assumptions: Two users user1 and user2 are using their own copy of Drupal site - site1 and site2 on their respective machines. They use same set of contributed ...
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Can't install experimental modules

I installed Drupal 8.1.2, but I can't install modules of the category "core (experimental)". No problem with other modules or themes for example. I get no logs and no error message. Hitting the ...
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How to move drupal site from remote server to localhost?

I have a drupal site running currently on bluehost. The site is big and I want to test every thing I change on local host before doing it on production site. Unfortunately, I can not move it to from ...
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Unknown map column when migrating users from CSV file

I'm trying to import the users from CSV file, but the import fails with the following error: Migration failed with source plugin exception: SQLSTATE[42S22]: Column not found: 1054 Unknown column '...
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PreExistingConfigException: Configuration objects provided by progweb_migration already exist in active [duplicate]

I'm playing with migrations from D7 to D8 and I've found that, when you register a module with a migration, if you disable it, next time you enable the module gets stuck on this: [vagrant@devbox] /[.....
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What is the suggested workflow for migrating (CMI) configuration from dev -> stage -> production?

We had a drupalcamp a few months back and someone asked about managing deployments with the new config (CMI) system. One possible ideal workflow would involve keeping the config in version control and ...
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Will migrating content types be possible?

I have a Drupal 7 site with 40 content types. When Drupal 8 will be released than I would like to migrate these content types. Would this be possible, or would I have to create this content types ...
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I cannot log into after migration

I've searched what feels like hundreds of solutions and implemented them all. I've also searched this website in order to find the same question, but I was unable to locate it. I have a development ...
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Migration into multi-value field collection

I am attempting to use the patch in comment #222 of this issue (https://drupal.org/node/1175082#comment-7625869) to migrate data into a multi-value field collection. I create an array of the objects ...
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Migrating to a Field Collection

I'm working on a project that requires a CSV of speaking engagements to be migrated to Drupal. With Migrate, I've been able to migrate over basic fields, like name, title, etc. However, the speaker ...
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“Source database does not contain a recognizable Drupal version.”

I have installed two Drupal sites in my local Ubuntu desktop 15.10 Apache2 (2.4.12) environment: One is a fresh install of Drupal 8 and The second is a copy of an existing working site built with ...
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Migrate failure: on clause is ambiguous

I'm working with the migrate module for the first time and I've worked with the db_select api a little bit, but I'm running into an error. I'm trying to convert some old labels into a drupal taxonomy....
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Is there a way to migrate only nodes?

I don't want to make a full migration. I want to migrate only and solely Nodes (preferably with their Metatag metadata as well). Not Views, Not Panels, not Contexts, not URL redirects - Only Nodes... ...
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Migrating images and files

I am trying to migrate a Drupal 7 site to a Drupal 8 site. I already created my module for migration and I have a content type that has a title, field_picture and a field_text in Drupal 7. I want to ...
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Importing a bunch of users from csv spreadsheet file into Drupal 8

I have a large csv spreadhseet list of users with name, email, phone and username. The passwords can be the same for all as they will be blocked anyway. I know there is an old tutorial of importing ...
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Migrate multi-value paragraph field

I'm doing a D7 to D8 custom migration. In Drupal 7, I have a multi-value formatted text field that I am trying to map to a Drupal 8 multi-value Paragraph entity reference field. I've separated this ...
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Schedule Migrate to import XML data regularly

Is it possible to schedule Migrate to import/update my XML regularly, say, once an hour? Maybe in Rules? EDIT: I have a skeleton of a module written for this now, to hook into Rules. Event: If ...
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Disable pathauto for nodes created with migrate module

I'm using migrate to import a bunch of nodes and I want to set the path alias during the migration. I am able to import the path alias just fine like so: $this->addFieldMapping('path', 'url_alias')...
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Can I move a webform to another drupal installation?

I have created a few webforms on our development server and would like to move them over to a production installation. Can I do this with node export? I'm not concerned with migrate any user ...
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What is the recommend process for migrating a Drupal 6 Ubercart site to Drupal 7 / Drupal Commerce?

I'd like to migrate a client's site from Drupal 6 and Ubercart to Drupal 7 and Drupal Commerce. Is there an easy (i.e.: no manually munging data in the database) migration path? Do I need to go to ...
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How to import taxonomy with hierarchy?

We're upgrading our site from D7 to D8, which has vocabulary containing multi-level parent-child hierarchy. The list is too long (around 5K-10K terms) to import manually. We've tried using migrate in ...
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How do I migrate user passwords?

I have refactored an old Drupal 6 site to Drupal 8 and my only problem is, i migrated the users but the password is incorrect. i know that the password in Drupal 6 is a MD5 hash, but i cannot find a ...
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Migrating to Pressflow

I am currently using drupal 7 for my site. I recently read about Pressflow for drupal and it seems to provide better performance compared to the regular drupal 7 version. I have a quite a few custom ...
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How can I preserve nids during a migration?

I'm writing a migration using migrate/migrate_d2d to import nodes from one Drupal 7 installation to another. Currently there are a lot of links on the web that point to articles using the example.com/...
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Destination fields not filled from custom migration process plugin

I'm working on a D6 -> D8 migration, and my destination has a custom video upload field (field_video_upload) that contains three pieces of data: video, thumbnail, and poster (field_video_upload_video, ...
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Is there a way with drush or console to delete all active config with a certain prefix?

I'm currently trying to migrate a site with drush migrate-upgrade --configure-only ... and copying the export migrate_plus.migration_*.yml into a custom module for tweaking. Now I want to enable that ...
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Custom MigrateMap to sync by field or property, e.g. SKU

Existing situation: MigrateSQLMap Normally with migrate API, a migration will use MigrateSQLMap to identify imported rows with existing entities. This means: A database table named like migrate_map_*...
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Copying Drupal to a webhosting service

What is the correct procedure to copy (transfer) a whole Drupal web with database to a web-hosting service? What are the problems that could occur? I'd like to change only the website name from ...
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What format should date (ISO date) be when using Migrate Module?

I have a large amount of date rows that I'm migrating over from a legacy application to Drupal 7. My destination field is Date (ISO Format) with year, month and day selected. What format should this ...
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Transition plan for PHP5 abomination to Drupal

Background A year from now my clients are going to port a relatively complex intranet portal service (scheduling, actual tracking and reporting, and more) to Drupal because the head office says so. ...
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How to migrate taxonomy with hierarchy?

I'm trying to create a hierarchical taxonomy from a perpared migration database table which looks like that: ID | NAME | PARENT ------------------ 0 | FOO | 1 | BAR | 2 | LORE | ...
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How do I migrate an image attributes?

I am migrating a Drupal 7 site to Drupal 8 using the Migrate API. So far, I have been able to do this without writing my own plugins. How do I migrate additional information in an image field (e.g. ...
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Can't log in to Drupal instance after duplicating database

I wrote a quick script to pull down a live drupal database on to a machine on a local network, and that works fine. I also made a copy of the actual Drupal instance on my own machine. I edited ...
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How to convert year to date with Migrate

I try to import a CSV file with Drupal 8 Migrate. One column contains a year value which I want to convert to a Drupal date field. I try to do that with the following process statement using ...
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Move Drupal site from localhost to remote production server

I want to move my Drupal 7 site to a remote server. I searched the Internet for a solution, but the information I found were cluttered. Can someone care to write step-by-step how-to or provide a link?