Playing the odds with a DC Lottery website Rebuild

In this session we'll talk about the complexities of migrating and rebuilding the official DC Lottery website. We migrated the site from an outdated custom #CMS to #Drupal 8/9. We'll talk about the complications along the way, like the fact that we had to port over 3.5 million drawing numbers, dating all the way back to 1984, hundreds of games, scratchers, winners and prizes, along with the thousands of the active daily users.

Organizing the content in a way that made sense, but that could also be #accessible and easy to find for our users was quite a challenge, especially on a website that gets updated with new content every 5 minutes, almost 24/7. Having to come up with a Virtual Events platform & giving users access to a custom user dashboard are some of the additional challenges we will cover.

In the end we'll share how the combined strategies gave us an amazing site that has both users and our client thrilled, with plans to expand it even further.

🎤 Presenter(s): Rolando Scott

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