Custom Importers 101


Creating large amounts of content from external sources can be tedious but is a common problem for many Drupal builds. Importers are tools that can be created and used to make this process easier while maintaining control over content-specific details.

This session will cover what importers are, why and how to make a custom importer, as well as tips and tricks for handling different real-life import scenarios.

- Introduction
- What are importers?
- Available import methods
- Why make a custom importer?
- Walkthrough of creating a custom importer
- Import scheduling and automation
- Gotchas

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