Aug 12 2011
#wcsf Migrating Drupal to #wordpress Presenter is Austin Smith
The New York Observer – Migrating from Drupal to WordPress
Showing the evolution of New York Observer #wcsf
Why WordPress? The other site was un-maintainable. Decided not to do a Drupal upgrade.
It became a network of sites: BetaBeat PolitickerNY and New York Observer
It is not run on multi site they are run separately
All three sites have there own data base server. #wcsf
Content creation was the big issue for moving over from Dupal to WP
He said Drupal became a bad word.
Added custom elements to WP
Syndication is totally custom, that is one of the biggest customizations
Custom plugins to manage HomePage features #wcsf
Use the article image or change the image
Alec Baldwin was his second WordPress project that he built. #wcsf