Data migration to Drupal using Migrate Module

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Data migration to Drupal using Migrate Module

  1. 1. Data migration to Drupal - Using the migrate module Ishan Mahajan DrupalCamp Delhi April, 2011
  2. 2. Agenda● Migrate module● Steps to work with migrate module ● Hooks ● Building classes – Description – Adding source – Mapping – Process data● Walk through an example migration – TYPO3 to Drupal ● Code Heavy! - you may fall asleep
  3. 3. Migrate Module● Provides a flexible framework for migrating content into Drupal● Supports core Drupal objects such as nodes, users, taxonomy terms and comments. ● Can define your own import handler ● Can define your own field handler● Supports migration from XML, JSON, CSV, Databases Cont...
  4. 4. Migrate Module (cont..)● Incremental migrations● Drush commands for import, listing, status, rollback etc● Only status UI – all mappings must to be done in code
  5. 5. Migration example● Migrate tt_news from TYPO3 to Drupal ● Talk about a small aspect of the migrate module (migrating nodes of type news) ● Not talking about creating own DestinationHandlers and FieldHandlers● Migrating from a MySQL database ● Both the database are on the same machine
  6. 6. Steps to work with migrate
  7. 7. Step 1: implement hook● Define your own module and let the migrate module know about it● Implement hook_migrate_api function mymodule_migrate_api() { return array( api => 2, ); }
  8. 8. Step 2: define migration class● Give description● Let migrate know about the source of your content● Let migrate know about the destination type● Map the source and destination fields● Massage the data before being migrated.
  9. 9. Step 2(contd)class Typo3NewsMigration extends Migration { public function __construct() { parent::__construct(); ... } public function prepare(stdClass $node, stdClass $row) { ... }}
  10. 10. Functions● public function __construct() {..} ● Define the destination type(node, user, comment etc) ● Describe the source(databse, xml etc.) ● Field mappings● (optional) public function prepare(stdClass $node, stdClass $row) {..} ● Massage the data that was pulled in – clean up text, links etc.
  11. 11. Step 2a: Give Description● Class description $this->description = t(News migration from TYPO3);● Dependencies $this->dependencies = array(Typo3NewsCategory);● Create map object - tracking the relationships between source row and Drupal object $this->map = new MigrateSQLMap($this->machineName, array( uid => array( type => int, alias => tn, ) ), MigrateDestinationNode::getKeySchema() );
  12. 12. Step 2b: Setup source query$query = db_select(TYPO3_DATABASE_NAME . .tt_news, tn) ->fields(tn, array(uid, crdate, tstamp, pid, title, hidden, short, bodytext, author, author_email, image, imagecaption, links, ext_url, news_files)) ->fields(catmm, array(sorting, uid_foreign)); $query->condition(tn.deleted, 0); $query->leftJoin( TYPO3_DATABASE_NAME . .tt_news_cat_mm, catmm, catmm.uid_local = tn.uid); $query->leftJoin( TYPO3_DATABASE_NAME . .tt_news_cat, newscat, newscat.uid = catmm.uid_foreign); // Related news articles $query->leftJoin(TYPO3_DATABASE_NAME . .tt_news_related_mm, relatedmm, relatedmm.uid_local = tn.uid); $query->orderBy(tn.tstamp, ASC); $query->groupBy(tn.uid); $query->addExpression(GROUP_CONCAT(newscat.title), newstags); ... $this->source = new MigrateSourceSQL($query);NOTE: $query = Database::getConnection(for_typo3_migration, default);
  13. 13. Incremental Migrations● Import items which have been added/edited since the last migration● “high-water” mark for each migration class $this->highwaterField = array( name => last_changed, // Column to be used as highwatermark alias => tn, // Table alias containing that column ); $query->orderBy(last_changed);
  14. 14. Step 2c: Map the Data● Let the migrate module know the type of source$this->source = new MigrateSourceSQL($query);● Similarly provide the destination handler$this->destination = new MigrateDestinationNode(news);
  15. 15. Step 2d: Map the fields● Field mapings take the form ● $this->addFieldMapping(‘destination_field_name’, ‘source_field_name’);● Can define default values ● $this->addFieldMapping(language) ->defaultValue(en);● File fields require additional arguments
  16. 16. Step 2d(contd.)Fields// Mapped fields$this->addFieldMapping(title, title) ->description(t(Title of the node));$this->addFieldMapping(field_news_author_email, author_email);...// Image field$arguments = MigrateFileFieldHandler::arguments(drupal_get_path(module, news) . /pics, file_copy, FILE_EXISTS_RENAME);$this->addFieldMapping(field_news_images, image) ->arguments($arguments) ->separator(,);// just pass the taxonomy name$this->addFieldMapping(News Category, newstags) ->separator(,);// node reference field$this->addFieldMapping(field_news_related_articles, related_list) ->sourceMigration(Typo3News) ->separator(,);
  17. 17. Step 3: Massage the data● On its way to Drupal!public function prepare(stdClass $node, stdClass $row) { $node->status = ($row->hidden) ? 0 : 1; $node->body = $this->processLinkTag($node->body);}
  18. 18. Running the migrations● Drush commands: ● drush migrate-status ● drush migrate-import Typo3News – --itemlimit – --feedback – --idlist ● drush migrate-rollback Typo3News
  19. 19. Resources● http://drupal.org/project/migrate● http://drupal.org/project/migrate_extras● http://cyrve.com/import● http://drupal.org/project/wordpress_migrate● http://bit.ly/iddTad● http://bit.ly/hONVVb
  20. 20. Thank You :)ishan@srijan.in

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