The official Drupal 9 has released. The end of life for Drupal 7 has been extended to November 2022, but Drupal 8 end of life remains to be November 2021. The good news is that upgrading to Drupal 9 from Drupal 8 is a much smoother process than upgrading Drupal 7 to Drupal 8. If you are thinking about upgrading your website to Drupal 9, this article is for you.
Drupal 9 is set to be released on June 3 of 2020. This new release is definitely exciting, but it’s also a little bittersweet, as it signals the fact that end-of-life (or EOL) is near for Drupal 7 and Drupal 8. Both are scheduled for EOL in November of 2021.
Are you ready for this new update, or are you unsure of whether or not you need to worry about updating? Either way, read on to learn everything you need to know about Drupal 9, as well as how to get ready for its release.