FAQ / Content migrations

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Does the Migrations CLI support field appearance changes?

Yes, the Migration CLI does support changing field appearance settings. The following operations are possible:

  • change the appearance to use a specific editor interface

  • set or change the field help text

  • set or change the trueLabel and/or falseLabel (only for boolean field type)

  • set or change the number of stars from which to choose (only for number field type with rating appearance)

  • set or change the format of a date field to show date only, date and time, or date and time with timezone

  • change a date field to show time as 12 hours with AM/PM or as 24 hours.

  • reset the field appearance to default settings

  • copy the field appearance settings from one field to another field.

For specific syntax and more details, see the Contentful Migration documentation

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