Step 13 - Feature build

Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint


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

The feature build is step 13 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.


4A: Rebuild


Website features from source CMS site are re-built in Drupal 9


Drupal 9 development to address discovery items for:

  1. Content structures

  2. Module mapping

  3. Search (faceted)

  4. Webforms


  6. Integrations


  1. Functional backend - unstyled

  2. Backend iterations per sprint

Resources and templates*

  1. Backend user story reference 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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