There are many ways you can add a site to Pantheon. To help you choose the best method, answer the questions below.
This list does not include scenarios for decoupled architecture. For those, see Front-End Sites on Pantheon.
How do you want to add a site? You have the following options:
- Create from scratch
- Create a site from a Custom Upstream
- Migrate a site that's hosted elsewhere
Would you like to create your site using the dashboard (which will guide you through the process), or use the command line?
If you are a part of a Professional team that has Custom Upstreams, you can build a site from an existing Upstream.
Is your site archive greater than 500MB, or does it only exist on your local machine?
Are you coming from one of the following platforms?
If so, read our guide for migrating from the platform:
Which CMS are you using?
Do you want to upgrade your Drupal version during migration, or are you using Drupal version 9 or higher?
Yes, upgrade my site to the latest version of Drupal:
Use our guided migration, unless you have one of the following scenarios:
To use a Custom Upstream, use the Pantheon Migrations plugin with a custom WordPress upstream
If you are using Multisite, use Migrate a WordPress Multisite.
To avoid installing a plugin, use Manually Migrate Your Site to Pantheon.