Step 6 - Content mapping

Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint


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

The content mapping is step 6 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.


1B: Mapping


Map all source CMS site content structures to Drupal 8/9 content structures


  1. Offline mapping of all source CMS site content structures to target Drupal 9 content structures.

  2. Workshop with stakeholder(s) / product owner to validate content mappings and discuss any amendments.

  3. Document all content mappings.


  1. Content mapping matrix

Resources and templates*

  1. Content mapping matrix sample

* 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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