Strategies for Integrating Third-Party Data

Client wants an e-commerce website front-end to their ERP?
Want to aggregate content from multiple sites to a single location?
Migrate legacy data from an excel spreadsheet to Drupal?

Pick up some tips and tricks for importing data into your site from a few different sources. This presentation will act as an introduction to both modules and custom code approaches to getting control over your data.

Modules used: migrate, schema, tw, node_reference, Custom

Assumes some familiarity with SQL, Drupal internal data structure


Oooh.. This is a great topic, and I wish I could be there on Saturday for this one. I guess I’ll have to wait around for the vimeo!

Thanks to everyone in attendance, I hope that you all got something out of it. Unless it’s to never attend one of my sessions again.

I noted some interest in XML web services. I’ll focus a presentation on that next time perhaps, it really deserves a singular focus. In the meantime, feel free to contact me directly with for questions and check out our blog at where I post tips and tricks I come across.

Slides will be posted shortly, want to review them and add additional notes.