[development] Module to create and populate CCK nodes from existing database table

Gina Beisel gina.beisel at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 14:46:15 UTC 2008

I would love to see a module do this. I often have a need for something like
this. It would be great if it could use data created by other Content types

On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 8:22 AM, Pushyamitra Navare <pushyamitra at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello all,
> I need a module which will create CCK nodes according to structure of an
> existing database table.
> More specifically, the idea is following:
> I have a few tables containing some data. I would like to represent them as
> Drupal content so that it becomes easier to add/modify/delete the entries.
> 1. So I am planning to create a new "content type" for each table looking
> at its columns.
>   ( For e.g. if a database table called "db_table" contains columns called
> "column1", "column2", "column3", then I wish to create a new content type
> called say "db_table_node" with members as textfields called "column1",
> "column2" and "column3". )
> 2. I am planning to import data in that table into drupal as nodes.
> I was not able to find any module to do this (I'm using D6). Seems like no
> choice but to write a new module for this. All suggestion welcome!
> - Pushya
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