Step 12 - Developer onboarding

Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint


The details on this page represents the goal, activities, deliverables and resources for conducting a developer onboarding as part of a site migration project.

The developer onboarding is step 12 of a 24 step project delivery process Salsa has designed for migrating (or upgrading) sites from a legacy or proprietary CMS to Drupal 9.

An overview of the entire process can be found here: Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint.


3: Planning


Onboard the technical implementation team to environments, repositories, methods of working etc


  1. Developer/technical kickoff

  2. Local environmental setup and shake-down

  3. Developer workflow ready


  1. Each developer has a development established

  2. Environments established and documented for development team

Resources and templates*

  1. Development environments setup samples

  2. Environment setups and workflow samples

* to be publically available by Q1 2021 to align with the GovCMS D9 roadmap.  Reach out if you’d like a draft version beforehand.

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