Gatsby-source-prismic and gatsby-source-prismic-graphql: do i need migrate?

Hi, my name is Mitya. I read the recommendations about migration from gatsby-source-prismic-graphql to gatsby-source-prismic. And I have questions, could you please take a look on them?

  1. Do I need to migrate to gatsby-source-prismic immediately or I can leave my site with old plugin for some time (1 month, 1 year)?

  2. Is it possible to update to Gatsby 3 with old plugin (gatsby-source-prismic-graphql)?

  3. Does anybody have the experience of successful migration? I am trying to migrate and can not do it for about a week :cold_face:

Thank you.

Hey, @dmitry.d welcome to the Prismic community!

I'll be happy to answer any questions you have.

  1. We highly recommend that you migrate to the new recommended plugin. gatsby-source-prismic is the one we support and continuously maintain. This means that we actively update the documentation and address issues and bugs related to it. With the old plugin, there's the risk of not having reliable support on our side if any problems come along.
  2. We don't have information about the old plugin. So we couldn't tell if it has had updates to match Gatsby's new versions.
  3. Are you finding any particular blockers? You can ask us for help o troubleshoot your project when you migrate.

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Hi, @Paulina. Thank you for information. I have particular blocker and question. The blocker is: I can not deal with my Layout component. With old plugin I made static query for data in it. How can I get data for Layout (header, footer) with new plugin? Do I need add layout to createPages in gatsby-node.js? Can I make static query?