Virtual DrupalNYC Meetup - July 7, 2021



July 7th, 2021

6:00pm – 7:45pm EDT

Additional Information


Welcome to the DrupalNYC monthly meetup! All are welcome to attend.

This meetup (on Zoom), including any audio or video that attendees share will be recorded and published publicly.

We look forward to seeing you!


The agenda is always subject to change. All times EDT.

  • 6:00 pm - Join the call, get your camera plugged in, and hop on #meetup in DrupalNYC Slack to introduce yourself to other attendees. While we wait for everyone to join, if you have a question about anything Drupal, ask the audience!
  • 6:15 pm - Announcements
  • 6:30 pm - Presentations
  • 7:45 pm - Closing remarks, virtual happy hour :)


AMA: Migrating 1m entities from D7 to D9 using Drush and Migrate API JD Leonard

In this talk, I’ll give an overview of the project requirements for and my approach to rebuilding a large Drupal 7 site,, in Drupal 9 and migrating its 400,000+ users, and 600,000+ nodes, taxonomy terms, and files. Unique requirements included implementing a two-way sync with Salesforce and seeding user data in Drupal from a mix of Drupal 7 users and their corresponding Salesforce contacts. My goal is for most of this talk to be driven by your questions. Depending on interest, we can dive into the migration configuration files, custom migrate source plugins, and the Google Sheets I used to track migration status. Ask me anything!

Bio: JD Leonard is a freelance senior Drupal architect, back-end developer, trainer, and consultant focused on the planning and development of complex web applications using Drupal. Now based in Jersey City, he has been working with Drupal for over 15 years. Some of JD’s recent projects include, and

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Many hands make light work so we need your help organizing DrupalCampNYC 2021, tentatively scheduled for October 28-30 at hybrid online and in-person at the Eleven Times Square Microsoft Conference Center. No matter your skillset or experience, we can find a role in which you can contribute to our big annual event. Please join #camp-organize on DrupalNYC Slack or email

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