Step 19 - Documentation

Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint


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

The documentation is step 19 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.


5: Go live


Deliver documentation as needed for the project. 


  1. Agree documents and any alternative methods (eg screencasts)

  2. Timeboxed documentation/content production

  3. Sign-off documents and host such they may be discovered and iterated. 


  1. Optional technical maintenance documentation

  2. Optional content user guide for content managers

  3. Optional site administration guide for site builders / maintainers

  4. Optional solution blueprint documentation….

Resources and templates*

  1. Document template samples

  2. Screencast samples

  3. GovCMS open sourced training material

* 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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