Drupal to WordPress Migration
Plugin: How It Works

http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
Why Switch to WordPress?

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Open Source

Great range of plugins

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Free

Many design solutions

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Very easy to use

Eas...
Why Switch to WordPress?
Number of searches of Drupal and WordPress since 2005
via Google Trends

http://wordpress.org/plu...
How to Migrate from Drupal to WordPress?

Migrate your website content from Drupal to WordPress easily and
automatedly in ...
How to Prepare for Migration?
1. Back up your Drupal website
2. Install WordPress
3. Set up custom URL structure for WP
4....
Migration Setup
Step 1. Download the plugin
Go to
http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
a...
Migration Setup
Step 2. Install Plugin
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Go to WP admin panel -> Plugins ->
Add New

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Find “CMS2CMS Drupal to
WordPress...
Migration Setup
Step 3. Register an account
Register your CMS2CMS account

http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-...
Migration Setup
Step 4. Connect your Sites
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Download Bridge file
Extract it from zip
Upload extracted 'cms2cms' ...
Migration Setup
Step 5. Configure and Start Migration
Then, press “Start migration” button and you’ll be redirected to CMS...
Migration Setup
Step 6. Select Migration preferences
Check the boxes to activate
the following migration
options:
Migrate ...
Migration Setup
Step 7. Start Demo Migration
You're all set to start your migration. It's recommended to
run the free Demo...
Migration Setup
Step 8. Start Full Migration
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Only one mouse click
separates you from the new
WordPress site.

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After ...
What to Do After Migration?
1. Set appearance & description
When you migrate, your WordPress website has the default theme...
Enjoy Your Brand New WordPress
Website!

Migrate your site now - it's never been easier!
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Find out, how to move a website from Drupal to WordPress with plugin CMS2CMS: Automated Drupal to WordPress Migration The process will be easy and fast with no programing skills necessary.
More information can be viewed here: http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/

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Drupal to WordPress Migration Plugin. How It Works

  1. 1. Drupal to WordPress Migration Plugin: How It Works http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  2. 2. Why Switch to WordPress? • Open Source Great range of plugins • Free Many design solutions • Very easy to use Easy updates • Flexible Community support http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  3. 3. Why Switch to WordPress? Number of searches of Drupal and WordPress since 2005 via Google Trends http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  4. 4. How to Migrate from Drupal to WordPress? Migrate your website content from Drupal to WordPress easily and automatedly in just a few simple steps. http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  5. 5. How to Prepare for Migration? 1. Back up your Drupal website 2. Install WordPress 3. Set up custom URL structure for WP 4. Find FTP access details (for Drupal and WordPress) Find more info in this article http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  6. 6. Migration Setup Step 1. Download the plugin Go to http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/ and download the plugin.
  7. 7. Migration Setup Step 2. Install Plugin • Go to WP admin panel -> Plugins -> Add New • Find “CMS2CMS Drupal to WordPress Migration” • Press “Install Now” Button http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  8. 8. Migration Setup Step 3. Register an account Register your CMS2CMS account http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  9. 9. Migration Setup Step 4. Connect your Sites • • • • • Download Bridge file Extract it from zip Upload extracted 'cms2cms' folder to Drupal root directory. It’s the top folder with the index.php file. Specify Drupal website URL Verify the connection http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  10. 10. Migration Setup Step 5. Configure and Start Migration Then, press “Start migration” button and you’ll be redirected to CMS2CMS website in order to complete your migration http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  11. 11. Migration Setup Step 6. Select Migration preferences Check the boxes to activate the following migration options: Migrate Media - to have images moved Make URLs SEO friendly to have internal links formed according to the rewrite rules on WordPress. 301 Redirect - receive a set of rules to redirect Drupal URLs to WordPress URLs Clear Target website data delete all content from WordPress website • • • • http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  12. 12. Migration Setup Step 7. Start Demo Migration You're all set to start your migration. It's recommended to run the free Demo migration to see how the service works. Note. You can skip this step and start Full migration right away. http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  13. 13. Migration Setup Step 8. Start Full Migration • Only one mouse click separates you from the new WordPress site. • After you click 'Start Full Migration', your Drupal website content will be moved to WordPress. • You'll receive an email notification as soon as the transfer is complete. • You'll be able to check the results and enjoy your new WordPress website! http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  14. 14. What to Do After Migration? 1. Set appearance & description When you migrate, your WordPress website has the default theme installed (currently, it’s Twenty Twelve). To personalize it, set up the suitable theme and template for your website. Don’t forget about the tagline - by default, it says “Just another WordPress blog". To change the tagline, go to Settings -> General in WordPress dashboard. 2. Add functionality Install the necessary plugins, like SEO, backup, security etc. You can access WordPress plugin directory right from your dashboard. Go to Plugins ->Add New. Use search function or browse by tag to find the needed plugin. 3. Take care of SEO set up 301 permanent redirects (you can do this using redirection bridge you'll get from CMS2CMS after migration). monitor your site for 404 errors and fix them. create Google Webmaster Tools account for the new site generate and submit to Google your new XML sitemap. Click here for more info. 4. Test your new site Make sure all the functions are working properly, pages and posts are displayed correctly and all forms (registration, contact, login etc function well). • • • • http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-automated-drupal-to-wp-migration/
  15. 15. Enjoy Your Brand New WordPress Website! Migrate your site now - it's never been easier!

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