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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Migrating files with descriptions

I'm currently migrating PDF files into a content type. I would like to know how to populate the file information description field with a more meaningful link (e.g. give a description to each imported ...
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Cannot call function leftJoin on a SelectQuery object?

$query = db_select('drupal5users', 'udf'); $query->leftJoin('drupal5users_roles', 'ur'); $query->fields('udf', array('uid','name','pass','mail','created','access','login','status','language','...
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Migrating files from multiple paths with the migrate module

I am trying to take a bunch of files and turn them into nodes that link to those files in my system. Now when I say a bunch I am talking about thousands, if not tens of thousands of files. So I need a ...
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Joomla to Drupal module - migrating issues

Notes: Drupal 7.x. Joomla to Drupal module version 1.0 ALPHA3 I was playing with the Joomla to Drupal module, which is currently in alpha. I had imported some 100 content items from a Joomla install ...
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CCK migration From Drupal 6 to Drupal 7: Which tables can I delete?

After migrating the CCK fields from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7, which tables can I delete?
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The link/button “Add content set” was disappeared (Drupal6)

According to the post http://drupal.org/node/907542, It mentioned [Go to Admin > Content Management > Migrate and click on "Add content set"]. However, I can't find the link/button of "Add content ...
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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?
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execute a php code after a user login

I see that triggers page is changed from the version 6, It's pretty wierd.. I can't find When user logs in execute a php code thing... What I have to do is exactly that.. control some user roles ...
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Is it stable to run Drupal 7.8 on php 5.3.8?

I would like to make use of php 5.3.x built-in fastcgi functionality and therefore I would like to migrate from php 5.2.x to php 5.3.8. Is it stable to run Drupal 7.8 on php 5.3.8 ?
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Migrated a drupal database from a preview site to a live site and am now getting an error

Migrated a drupal database from a preview site to a live site and am now getting an error. (I only moved the database) The selected file /tmp/filethQvCf could not be uploaded, because the ...
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How do I programatically create a context?

I'm using the migrate module to move content into a Drupal site. Some of this content needs to be created as blocks and added to a region using contexts. I have the creation of blocks (actually, boxes)...
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How can I quickly check Drupal 7 porting status of the contributed projects?

How can I quickly check Drupal 7 porting status of the contributed projects ? Answers should also guide readers if a user is a developer and would like to help porting the most frequently needed ...
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Automate creation of taxonomy terms for use with migration module

How do i script the creation of my taxonomy terms - do people normally do this with features?
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Migrating user data

I am trying to migrate user data. There aer around 500 users that needs to be migrated. Problem is that these 500 users are registered in old site and i cant just insert these to new DB as new users ...
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I get “/tmp is not writeable by the webserver” on migration

I migrate a Drupal website from Apache to IIS.All the image that customize whit ImageCach not shown and I get this error "/tmp is not writeable by the webserver"! please help me soon!:(
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Problem with migration from Apache to IIS

I run a website with Drupal in Linux/Cpanel/Apache/MySql and it worked perfect. I want to put this site in Windows/plesk/IIS/MySql. I backed up and restore database in the new host and copied Drupal ...
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Couple of important issues before I migrate into Drupal

Currently my website is in .NET and I would like to migrate to Drupal in order to manage the content better. My site currently supports 22 languages having different domain names for each language. ...
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custom script to migrate d5 to d7

can any one suggest the custom script to migrate the contents,views and content types from D5 to D7. We already tried with normal conversion process like d5=>d6=>d7 but we facing many errors and ...
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Convert a Drupal 5 site to Drupal 7

We have a site with the configuration of Drupal 5, and we need to convert content, content types, views, and everything into Drupal 7. We have already tried with the normal conversion process like D5 =...
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Why are some of my modules reporting missing inter-module dependencies after migration?

I'm troubleshooting modules after a host migration--did I miss something? Before I changed my host I backed up MySQL database, made a list of all my used modules and burned a dvd of the Drupal root ...
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The Batch API won't continue running if the browser is closed correct? Can a batch be run with Drush?

Can the batch API continue to run once the browser closes? If not then can I run a batch with Drush? I have an insane amount of data to migrate and I don't really have time to wait for it to import ...
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If $db_prefix is “assumed to be a string”, then does Drupal automatically sort what is a sharable table in the DB?

$db_prefix = 'drupal_'; I've found many examples of installations which pick through the tables and place these in an array. And then there is the example of the site I am migrating where it only ...
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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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What's the difference between these multi-site setups in Drupal 6?

I am migrating several Drupal 6 sites to a new host. I recall the installer automatically set up my multi-site tables with just a few settings in the installer. I couldn't find these settings while I ...
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User ID problem when programmatically creating nodes

I have written a migration script that migrates data from Drupal 4.7 to Drupal 6. It is highly customized for my purposes. I am able to create new nodes with no problem. However, after I save the ...
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Problems with moving my site to another server - WSOD with unfamiliar errors

I've transferred a site from one server to another (both using Webmin's backup and restore facility). Everything appears to have transferred across fine, except for when I try to access my site, I ...
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Drupal speed issues

I've just moved my Drupal 6 site to a VPS, and it's running terribly slowly. Things like running update.php and flushing the cache can take around 10 minutes, which was not the case when the site was ...
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settings.php after migration

I transferred my files via FTP and database to a hosting service. I edited two files, settings.php and sites/default/settings.php whose content was originally the following. $databases = array ( '...
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Internal Server Error - Downloading attachments

I've recently migrated a Drupal 6.22 site from my local host (Xampp 2.5) to a remote, shared server - Fasthosts hosting services. After uploading the files through ftp and importing the database, I ...
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Migrate module. Users from D6 to D7 with preserved UIDs

I'm trying to migrate a Drupal 6 site to a totally new implementation of Drupal 7. I'm using the migrate module, and I am able to successfully migrate users and passwords, as well as their roles, but ...
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Migrate site from dev environment to production server - 404 errors

We completed development on our dev environment and I copied the files over from the dev server to the production server through FTP. Then through back up and migrade module, I made a back up of the ...
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Why do I get a notice after migrating the site to a new server?

I am getting this error after migrating the site to a new server: Notice: unserialize() [function.unserialize]: Error at offset 2 of 23 bytes in includes/bootstrap.inc on line 478 I'm sure ...
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Exporting nodes using Views Bonus Pack strips all formatting

I've exported all of my nodes using Views Bonus Pack Export CSV; it works rather nicely. The only trouble is that it strips all of the formatting on my nodes: no paragraphs, no bold text, nothing. The ...
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How to migrate from MySQL to PostgreSQL

I need to know how to migrate my Drupal 6 database from MySQL to PostgreSQL. I also like to hear first hand experience tales about actual migrations. P.S. I found this drupal-mysql2pgsql.pl ...
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Nodes appearing but when clicked “page not found”

I recently migrated a site and some nodes don't appear in the content list but they do appear in Views I've created. When they're clicked however (example.com/node/123) it just returns a Page not ...
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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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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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Importing node_revisions records from version 5 to version 6

Probably a dumb question, but could I simply export an SQL file from the database of a Drupal 5 site and import it into a Drupal 6 database in the same table provided I used the same CCK fields for ...
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How do I move a site to another server?

I'm having troubles migrating a Drupal 5 site. I don't have direct access to the original site, but I've been given the Drupal source files and a dump of the database. When I upload the database to ...
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Migration has spun ubercart into checkout redirects

I just migrated Drupal from my development site to my production site. This included a full database migration as well as a file migration. Now, after adding products to my shopping cart and then ...
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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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Migrating stories from Drupal 5 to Drupal 6

I am designing a Drupal 6 website from scratch, but I need to import about 5,000 story type nodes from a Drupal 5 website into the new one. What might be some of the ways to do that?
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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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Moving data from a Drupal 6 site to a new Drupal 7 site

This is not an drupal 6 to 7 upgrade question, at least not in the way it's conventionally asked or done. I have an ill pressflow 6.17 site with loads of not necessary modules, configurations, etc, ...
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How can I use thre Migrate module?

I installed the Migrate module, but I can't use it, nor can I find any useful documentation that explains how to use it. The page on /admin/content/migrate is empty. How can I use this module?
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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 do I migrate users passwords from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7?

I am trying to migrate users from a Drupal 6 to a Drupal 7 site. My problem is how to change their password from MD5 to the hash one (used by D7). Do you have any idea?
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Choosing between stable and development snapshot releases for a new high trafficked site

After some research, I am planning to start the migration of a high trafficked site from Pressflow 6 to Drupal 7, as the current implementation (Pressflow 6 + 200 modules) is making it crawl. I've ...
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How can I transfer node and comment records from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7?

Is it possible to export particular nodes and comments in Drupal 6 and import them in Drupal 7? I do not want to copy the whole database and then upgrade it, but be able to move particular records.
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Bookings API versus existing spaghetti code

I'm working on an appointment booking system that allows registered users to book an outcall with an agent. I've only come across Bookings API and Public Bookings, which seems more for things like ...