Yojimbo to Tomboy Notes migration tool

I’m a huge fan of Bare Bones Software’s Yojimbo, an extremely useful tool for keeping information organised. It has been one of my most important applications since around 2008. I rely on Yojimbo as my ‘Anything Bucket‘ to save scraps of information, from code snippets and troubleshooting notes to project logs and research sources. A […] Continue Reading

Drupal to WordPress Image Migration

If you’re looking for a script to migrate images from Drupal to WordPress, check out Brendan Carr’s Drupal 6 to WordPress Image Migration plugin. Brendan used my Drupal to WordPress Migration Tool and developed his plugin as a companion. He also confirmed that my web-based script is compatible with WordPress 4. If you need to […] Continue Reading

Handling Drupal terms during a Drupal to WordPress migration

When migrating Drupal terms into WordPress, it’s important to understand exactly what terms are and how the two systems handle categorising information. A primer on Drupal taxonomies One of Drupal’s most powerful features is its ability to organise content with taxonomies. Unfortunately, the taxonomy system is also notorious as one of the trickiest things about […] Continue Reading

Getting started with a Drupal to WordPress migration project

A Drupal to WordPress migration can sound daunting, especially if you have a large or long-established site. From my experience, a migration project is actually not very difficult in terms of technical challenge. It can, however, be time-consuming, tedious and sometimes finicky with the data mappings. It’s my job to make the process easy for […] Continue Reading

Drupal to WordPress migration activity diagram

This UML activity diagram accompanies my post, Drupal to WordPress migration explained. Diagram created with draw.io. Migration steps listing Prepare tables: This is where we reset the development database tables to a known state, ready for another migration pass. Delete unwanted vocabularies Delete unwanted terms Merge terms? Yes: go to step a; No: go to […] Continue Reading