Developer Portal Migration

Pronovix's path to migrating your Drupal 7 developer portal to our Drupal 8 Zero Gravity developer portals with a seamless transition to Drupal 9.

How the migration process works

Drupal 7

We work with you to migrate your Drupal 7 site to our Drupal 9 based Zero Gravity Developer Portal. As an option, we can host and support your existing Drupal 7 developer portal with a plan for migration.

Drupal 8

Incorporating information architecture for user experience, we tailor your Zero Gravity developer portal to align with your business and operational needs. Developer portals in Drupal 8 can be upgraded to Drupal 9.

Drupal 9

New Zero Gravity developer portals are deployed with Drupal 9. We will continue to provide you with updates, extend and customization options, maintenance, hosting and support.

Why Migrate?

  • We provide information architecture guidance to align your new developer portal with your current needs.

  • Our in-house services for developer experience research and technical writing caters to the needs of developer portals.

  • As our customer, you will be invited to play a part in future collaborations and conversations to improve your developer experience.

  • We strive to provide a solution that makes for happy developers, technical writers, marketeers, and developer advocates.

  • Starting with a Zero Gravity developer portal provides a strong framework for success in discovering your APIs and products.

Learn more about Pronovix' Zero Gravity developer portals.

Transitioning your devportal to Drupal 9
Presented by Christoph Weber, Solutions Architect @Pronovix, July 2021

Read more about this in the blog post Transition to Drupal 9.

Devportals Beyond Drupal 7
Presented by Kristof Van Tomme, Founder @Pronovix, January 2020.

As of May 31, 2020, Apigee no longer sponsors hosting of Drupal 7-based developer portals (D7P). However, Drupal 7's End-of-Life has been extended to November, 2023.

Key Features of Zero Gravity Developer Portals

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Accelerated Delivery

  • UX Workshop to get started and align to how the site will be used

  • Ready to use hosted, supported, and maintained solution

  • 30+ premade, customizable, and responsive page templates

  • Page-building tools for landing pages and other custom pages

API Content Management

  • Extended API Reference Catalog

  • Extended API Documentation including release notes, supporting documentation, use cases, sandbox “Try it out”, code visualization and example code

  • DocOps via Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), commonly referred to as “Docs-as-Code”

Advanced Search

  • Faceted search

In-situ Developer Portal User Guide

  • A user guide accessible directly from your devportal explaining how to use the portal and any custom extensions

Change management for legal documentation

Access Control

  • Role based access control

  • SSO Integration and user access controls

  • Enhanced Password requirement controls

API Key management

  • Apigee Edge Integration, Monetization, Teams

  • + other options

Custom Integrations

  • Such as with postman, and more

If you have an Apigee developer portal and are interested in migrating it to Drupal 8 or Drupal 9, Contact Us or Read more about our Apigee Developer Portals.

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The Drupal Advantage

  • Secure

  • Scalable to handle solutions that range from simple to complex

  • Improved accessibility

  • Built-in SEO

  • Mobile First

  • Improved workflows

  • Improved user experience

  • Easier migration from Drupal 8 to Drupal 9

To learn more about the current active versions of Drupal, read our article on Drupal for developer portals.

Read more about upgrading Drupal 8 to Drupal 9 in the blog post Transition to Drupal 9.

As of late 2021, new Zero Gravity developer portals will be deployed using Drupal 9.

Custom solutions are also available should you need a custom design or to extend the functionality offered in the developer portal.

Find out more about Zero Gravity developer portals

Why Pronovix

  • We have created developer portals for 70+ customers since 2015.

  • We’ve worked with customers from many different vertical sectors, including automotive, banking, insurance, telecommunication, technology, logistics, retail, media, and oil & energy.

  • We participated in the development of the Drupal 8 Apigee Edge Integration module and the new Apigee Edge PHP API Client in partnership with Apigee.

  • We conduct research, publish articles and organize events related to developer portals, API Documentation and developer experience.

D7-D8 Why Pronovix?

Contact Us to schedule a free personal discovery call to evaluate your developer portal migration project requirements or to obtain more information about our developer portal solutions.