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How to Migrate from Tumblr to Drupal

Need to move your Tumblr content to Drupal? This tutorial presents the fast and automated way of migration using an automated CMS2CMS tool. Here's more info:

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How to Migrate from Tumblr to Drupal

  1. 1. How to Migrate from Tumblr to Drupal by CMS2CMS Team June, 2013
  2. 2. How to Switch from Tumblr to Drupal? Automated Migration Service
  3. 3. How to Prepare for Migration? 1. Back up your Tumblr website 2. Install Drupal 3. Set up custom URL structure for WP 4. Find FTP access details for Drupal Find more info in this article
  4. 4. Migration Setup Step 1. Create your account Visit Register your CMS2CMS account or sign up via Facebook or Google
  5. 5. Migration Setup Step 2. Set up your Current and New Sites 1. Select your Current and New CMS types 2. Type in the URLs of your Tumblr and Drupal websites
  6. 6. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect to your Tumblr website 1. Provide the email and password you use to access your Tumblr admin account in order to get access to your Tumblr content. 2. Verify the connection by clicking the corresponding button.
  7. 7. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Drupal website 1. Download Bridge file (zip) to your PC 2. Extract 'cms2cms' folder from the zip
  8. 8. Note. Root directory is the top folder with index.php file Find more info here or watch the video tutorial. o Connect to your Drupal website via FTP o Copy extracted 'cms2cms' folder and paste it to Drupal root directory. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Drupal Site
  9. 9. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites Go back to Migration wizard and click "Verify Connection to your Sites"
  10. 10. Migration Setup Step 4. 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 Drupal • Clear Target website data - delete all content from Drupal website
  11. 11. Migration Setup Step 4. 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.
  12. 12. Migration Setup Step 5. Start Full Migration Only one mouse click separates you from the new Drupal site. After you click 'Start Full Migration', your Tumblr website content will be moved to Drupal. 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 Drupal website!
  13. 13. Migrate your site now - it's never been easier! Go ahead and start the new life of your website!