Migrating from Drupal to Backdrop

Make the switch to Backdrop, the powerful, stable alternative to Drupal



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Migrating from Drupal to Backdrop
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AuthorTodd Tomlinson
PublisherApress
Published2015
Pages112
LanguageEnglish
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ISBN-101484217594
ISBN-139781484217597
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Migrate an existing Drupal 6 or 7 website to Backdrop and discover why you should consider using Backdrop when building a new website. You'll learn what Backdrop is, how to install and configure Backdrop, and create and manage content. Migrating from Drupal to Backdrop focuses on the user who is responsible for building, maintaining, and managing an organization's website and who is interested in Backdrop's ability to meet their site's requirements.

There is a major shift in the open source CMS market and Backdrop is emerging as a significant force. The Drupal team's decision to rebuild Drupal 8 on Symfony has many developers and organizations in a quandary - do you learn a whole new framework and undertake the effort of migrating to Drupal 8, stay on Drupal 7 which will at some point be officially unsupported, or adopt Backdrop as their go-forward strategic platform? There is also a large mid-market that may not have the ability to scale up with the skills required to support Drupal 8 (Symfony), making Backdrop a viable and attractive alternative.


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