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Drupal Upgrade Under 5 Weeks for Better Reliability and Efficiency

Drupal users across the globe have seen amazing results for their business since they first started using it. Along with being a secure, feature-rich and efficient choice, what makes Drupal special is the constant updates made for a better future. Is your website still running on Drupal 7 or Drupal 8? Are you planning to upgrade your website to Drupal 9?

If yes, then by the end of this blog, you’ll be ready to upgrade to Drupal 9 in just 5 weeks.

Upgrading or migrating to the latest version of Drupal can be a cumbersome task at times. But Altudo’s team of Drupal experts will make it fairly easy and quick for you with complete setup and required guidance to enjoy all the Drupal upgrade benefits.

Let us help you to get up-to-speed with migration from Drupal 7 to Drupal 9 in 5 weeks or less.

With the Zeus upgrade package, we offer various things for easier Drupal upgrade including:

  1. An upgrade of one Drupal website from version 7 to version 9.
  2. A composer-based upgrade approach.
  3. Semi-auto custom code upgrade using Drupal 7 to 8/9 modular upgrader
  4. Content migration using Acquia Migrate Accelerate
  5. Essential Security audit and documentation
  6. Training for content authors, marketers, developers and IT team.

What makes you qualify for Zeus upgrade package?

  • Single site with single hosting region
  • Up to five custom modules (extra as add-ons)
  • Current hosting environment
  • Virtual machines or Cloud (Azure, AWS)
  • Upgrade target environment
  • Acquia Cloud

As we provide this, limits apply to modules, customization, integration, DevOps, disaster recovery and backups.

Making the most of the Zeus upgrade package offers various Drupal upgrade benefits for the entire team that makes the business happen.

Benefits of Drupal 9 upgrade services for marketers:

  1. Rich Media - A generic Media field supporting local audio, video, images, and additional files.
  2. Content workflows - The Workflows module allows us to define multiple workflows, show their states, and the transitions permitted between them.
  3. Layout builder - Layout Builder is unique in offering a single, powerful visual design tool for templated content, custom pages, and templated layouts.
  4. Multilingual capabilities - Offers over 100 core languages
  5. In-place editing and blocks - In-place editing makes it easy to adjust page organization in the user interface.
  6. Marketing automation - Contributes many marketing automation modules as open sources including HubSpot, Marketo, Pardot, Google Analytics, and Mailchimp, etc.

Benefits of Drupal 9 upgrade services for developers:

  1. Migration capabilities - Drupal core has built-in support for migrating data to the Drupal from Drupal as well as third-party systems such as WordPress.
  2. Configuration management - Drupal allows for “Development,” “Staging,” and “Production” environments to move configurations between environments seamlessly.
  3. Headless support - Drupal ships with an implementation of the JSON:API specification, allowing for the use of Drupal as a central content store on a decoupled front end (mobile application, JavaScript framework, etc.)

As we offer the most reliable Drupal upgrade/ migration services, we also ensure that none of your data is lost and the process takes place smoothly. Here are some other things we offer with regards to reliability and quality in the 5 weeks:

  • Seamless upgrade experience without operational interruptions
  • No content loss
  • Free digital health assessment
  • Unlimited content migration
  • Speed & consistency with our UI testing and migration scripts
  • Security audit and issue remediation
  • Automated release management with robust CI/CD
  • Fixed timeframe with fixed cost for predictability

So, if you are ready to upgrade from Drupal 7 or Drupal 8 to Drupal 9 and make the most of the latest features, we’re here to help you. Drop a Hi! To us at and our team will help you enjoy all the Drupal upgrade benefits.

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Mandar Bhagwat Vice President- Drupal Practice | Altudo

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