Thursday, October 1st, 2009 | Brighton, England

Data population


he content may be created, the system architected, installed and configured, but we’re still missing a rather important ingredient: having the content within the system. This data can either be posted manually using the system’s control panel, or, if the dataset is large, by means of a batch import. has much experience performing batch imports into ExpressionEngine. In fact we’re often hired for this step only, such as bringing in thousands of blog entries when converting from a previous content management system.

Among the issues to work out here can be how to maintain the integrity of old URLs.

The entire process, with dependencies