Knowledge transfer documents typical Drupal project

Recently I came across with this question, “What all documents required for proper knowledge transfer of any Drupal Project"?

As usual I went to search on drupal.org but failed to find any document list so I started making it on my own.

So here is the list:

  1. Information about Infrastructure: Server/Environmental Details (Dev/QA/Prod/)

  2. Details of LAMP/WAMP Installations: Detailed info about Web server/DB/PHP

  3. Other Application used on Servers: In case of Cache Server/Media server.

  4. Details of Database server & Understanding of database structure: In case of cluster db servers, Details for Master, Slave db & replica db. In case of mixed storage engine list of table under specific particular storage engines.

  5. Web/DB Server Topology: Details of web server / db server/ load balancer server etc.

  6. Drupal Core Version.

  7. Details of mulit site / sub sites /groups etc.

  8. List of Contributed Modules & Themes.

  9. List of Custom Modules & Themes,

  10. Documentation on code changes made in Custom module /theme: Detailed study of contributed module and themes and requirement understanding with the help of High level diagrams

  11. Details of PATCH applied on Contributed modules.

  12. Details about External Services: If any external service is involved in an application like Flicker/You Tube / Face book/Twitter etc.

  13. List of Content Types & their Usages.

  14. List of Views & their Usages.

  15. Details of Web form/panels/cck forms/Custom blocks/Pages etc.

  16. Pending/New Change Requests.

  17. Detailed Bug list of open bugs.

  18. Details of open issues posted on Drupal.org/ forums for resolution (URLs).

  19. Details of versioning system used (CVS, SVN, Git etc.)

  20. Details of user roles and permissions (custom roles created - if any)

  21. List and details of client side technologies used in custom code - JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, AngularJS, NodeJS(although this is server side)

  22. Details of internal defect tracking tool used (Zendesk, Jira, Bugzilla etc.)

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