Site migration - PHP to SilverStrip

Hi I need to migrate content from a PHP site, to SilverStrip based site.

What's SilverStripe?
SilverStrip is an alternative to Joomla - an open source CMS
www.silverstripe.com

I need advice on the following:
1. How do I map all the links, in my current PHP site, to a CSV output?
2. What's the easiest way to migrate content to the SilverStrip site?
3. How do I verify that the SilverStrip site mirrors the current site?

What's the best technique to achieve this, in a timely manner?
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
1. How do I map all the links, in my current PHP site, to a CSV output?

There are a number of site map/link spider programs out there that will do this for you. Google for "web site spider output csv" or similar and you should get a ton of programs and/or pre-rolled scripts.  

2. What's the easiest way to migrate content to the SilverStrip site?

How much content are we talking about and is it in a database format already?

3. How do I verify that the SilverStrip site mirrors the current site?

You're the one building it.  Create a checklist of pages and cross them off as you convert.
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OsleyAuthor Commented:
Great - thanks for your advice.

1. Do you favor any particular 'spider' program, or are they much of a muchness when it comes to features, ease of use and outputting to CSV?

2. I've got a lot of wordy content, with links. I've just started at the place and it's mainly PDFs and words, not too much graphics. It's not in a database format - would it be easier if it was? If it's not, am I stuck with page-by-page migration?

Thanks.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
1. Do you favor any particular 'spider' program, or are they much of a muchness when it comes to features, ease of use and outputting to CSV?

They're all pretty much the same.  Anything free that builds a list of links will do

2. I've got a lot of wordy content, with links. I've just started at the place and it's mainly PDFs and words, not too much graphics. It's not in a database format - would it be easier if it was? If it's not, am I stuck with page-by-page migration?

Define "a lot"

Are we talking about 50 pages? 150? 500?
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OsleyAuthor Commented:
By a lot, I'd say in the range of 300- 450 pages.

Doesn't sound much.. I'm just looking to cut the migration time factor down.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
By a lot, I'd say in the range of 300- 450 pages.

Meh.  I would probably just work on copy/pasting the content from the old site to the new and fixing any broken links or paths using SQL queries.
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Logical way to proceed and save time.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Osley,

If my comments helped you, then you should select one or more of them as the solution.  Currently you are selecting your own final comment as the answer.
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OsleyAuthor Commented:
Logical process
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