The Features module is primarily for use by site developers to export elements of a site configuration for use in another site.

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Unable to install … already exist in active configuration

On Drupal 8.1 I keep running in those kind of messages when I try to activate a custom module or a custom feature that makes some modification to the basic page. (add fields). It is really annoying.....
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Why Nodequeue feature rebuild creates duplicate entry instead of replacing old one?

Whenever I am pushing the feature on dev. Its creating duplicate entry instead of replacing previous one. Is there any solution for this? Its happening every time when updated node queue feature is ...
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How to export Roles and dependent selected permissions using Feature module?

I have created some roles and permissiones. I have set dependent permissions to roles. Now, using Feature module, i am able to export and import created Roles and permissions, but not dependent ...
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Features versus Configuration Management

I am building a Drupal 8 site and I have done some research whenever I should use Configuration Management or Features to export configuration and include it in my profile. In order to export and ...
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How can I update configuration that has been imported via a Features module

I have a set of configuration files in a custom module that I created using the Features module. If I subsequently make changes to the configuration on my dev machine, I can re-export the config to ...
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Programmatically mark all Features components as overridden

Currently there is no way to uninstall a Feature provided by the Features module without losing your data. The Ftools module provides limited support, but doesn't handle all components correctly. ...
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Featurizing Taxonomy Vocabulary with Panelizer

I've panelized a Taxonomy and I've set the layout to a custom layout. However, after creating a Feature, then doing a drush site install, the layout has reverted to the original default one. I'm ...
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Migrating a changed view

I've created a view that I then turned into a 'Feature.' I then successfully added this feature to a second site by copying the module files from the first site into the module folder of the second. ...
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Exported feature, panelizer fields are unknown when installing in another environment

I can't seem to find out why my panelizer default layout is not being installed correctly after being exported using features. I am exporting a content type, with some default panelizer settings. ...
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drush features-list-packages in drupal 8 doesn't include prefix

I've just started using Drush and Features with Drupal 8. I'm running into a point of confusion, and I can't figure out if it's a feature or a bug. In the past our team prefixed all the site-specific ...
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How to check if view is added in a feature?

For Drupal views is there any way/field which tells us if your view is added to a feature or not. And if yes in which feature it is added? I have a view which I need to check if it is added in a ...
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Why are overrides not included in download file?

I have the problem, that some of my features are overridden and will not be updated after recreation. For example there is one feature that needs a new dependency and the title of one view was ...
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Half of my fields do not show up

I am trying to import features into a site but only half of the fields are coming with them. For example: I click a specific view, and I have this under fields.. User: Uid User: Picture User: Last ...
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overritten problem by features

Sometime when I push my local features to DEV server, getting Overridden problem. Some Overridden things can easily be cleared by drush fr <name>. Some features are not reverting back if I use ...
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Using Features to create module with nested field collections

I'm using Fred Parke's method to create a content type module by first building the content type and then turning it into a feature and exporting it. It works perfectly well, except for when I include ...
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Configuring Views into Features

I have inherited a complex website which has the Features and Views module installed. I can configure a Feature to include a View as you would expect. However, I'm putting together a private website ...
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What exactly is “Overridden”, “Needs review” & “Revert component” in Features?

I can see Overridden, Needs review & Revert component in Features. If I want to get latest updated features always, what I will do? What drush fr, drush fu will do internally? What I understood ...
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Export block content in drupal 8

I have made my custom block content. I created a block with it and I assigned it to a region. How can I export the actual block content not the block type?
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How to use the Features module in a 3 dev environnement?

Working on a project, making heavy use of Features, there is sometimes 3 devs for this application. We have tried a few approaches, but when we merge our git branches it seems we often 'over-write'...
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what is the use of universal unique identifier ,why its so much important in deployment?

What is the use of universal unique identifier in drupal7, why its play important role in deploy and service
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Issues when exporting menu links with features

When you have different environments and you should deploy all of them by using features, it comes the need to modify the menu links of the feature. This is because features export menu links as node/...
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Features confilict with content types

I have 3 different environments such as Dev, Test and Stage. I'm currently facing an issue when trying to propagate my changes from Dev into Test and Stage envs. In order to propagate the changes i ...
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Features + user permissions: what are the pros and cons of all in one versus separate?

I need to carry out a review of our user roles and permissions. Currently some roles and permissions are already bundled into existing features (usually custom content types), but most are not. I ...
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How to get feature in list?

I created a feature and I can download it directly. But how do I get it in the list (/admin/structure/features) in order to recreate it?
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It is possible to revert a single item of the component programmatically?

I've feature module which have thousands of entries and I'd like to investigate which item is taking the longest time. I'm aware that you can use features_revert to revert a single component: ...
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Override a feature exported panel variant by adding pane to panel variant programmatically

I have a feature export of a panel variant(node_view_panel_context_ID). My requirement is to add a pane(fielded pane) to panel variant programmatically to the above mentioned feature.
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Features - keeping Git up to date when changing features on production

I have a Drupal 7 site with a UAT version and Production version. Most of the features on production have been overridden. I want to keep my repository up to date in case anything happens to my ...
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When exporting a Feature, how can I turn off all page cache related settings?

I’m trying to export a Feature that would be used in a typical development environment. I want to have anything related to page caching turned off. But on the create feature page I’m not seeing where ...
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Warning of the permission in Aegir

I'm trying to add a site with Aigir and i'm getting this warning: Warning in features rebuild of permessi. No module defines permission "create article content". Warning in features rebuild of ...
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How can i Use drupal 8 CMI between two different sites?

I think, normally the CMI works between cloned sites, not different sites. Is there any way to do that with CMI ? or still we hardly depends the features module ?
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Why does the “admin/modules” page show up in the wrong language?

The error appears on a single language page with just one other language than English enabled (here: German) and set to default. All other admin pages show the the right language. Admin theme is "...
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Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 content type migration using feature module?

We have to upgrade Drupal 6 site to Drupal 7. We know that we can use migrate module for importing Drupal 6 content. But I'd like to know if we can use Features module for importing content types, ...
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Features doesn't recognize my drupal version

I looked in Status report: Drupal 7.41 I get this error: Please enter a valid version with core and major version number. Example: 7.x-1.0 I've tried all sorts of combinations but nothing works, ...
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How can I use configuration management to “snapshot” config on my dev server while I try new things out?

I was a heavy Features module user in Drupal 7 so I'm trying to use Configuration Management in Drupal 8 to recreate my old workflow. In Drupal 7, when I wanted to try making changes, I would: Add ...
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How does Drupal handle update of multiple module bundles of features without breaking stuff?

Let's say I have modules A, B and C. I create a feature and it makes them into a single module. Then one day, an update makes A, B and C not compatible, or maybe one deprecated or something. Then ...
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What are the nfs values seen in the Strongarm seciton of features

When preparing a feature I see that there are a number of values beginning nfs_ in the Strongarm section. What are these nfs_ values and do I need them in my feature?
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Why isn't my feature overridden after I change a rule in it?

I've exported a feature that contains a rule — // my_feature.info features[rules_config][] = rules_my_rule // my_feature.rules_defaults.inc $items['rules_my_rule'] = entity_import('rules_config', '{ ...
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Modified blog content type not showing up in the Features create components column

This is my first time creating a Feature using the Features module. I’ve modified the Blog content type by adding two additional fields, subtitle and image. I also checked the Features option on the ...
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How to keep the data created by a feature after deleting the feature itself?

How to keep the data created by a feature after deleting the feature itself? One possible solution is to "comment out all dependencies from your features .info file and then save the .info file then ...
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Is there way to export block layout settings?

I created a custom theme and I was wondering if there is way to export my block layout settings (location and order of each block). This way will be easier to apply my theme in a different site. I'm ...
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Does disabling a views features module remove the view from the DB

Inherited a site with 3 features modules, one is just a collection of views. i disabled it in the features interface. expecting it to disable all the views that were defined in that features module. ...
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how to add new changes to live site without redoing everything

I have a site which is running on a huge userbase. The site is about taking online courses and getting certificates. I am using profile2 which adds some extra fields in user profiles. Also i am ...
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What is the best way to import new changes from dev to live site using feature module

I have a live site and I have done many new changes on the dev site already. I would drop the database on live and import the dev DB into it but there are users on live site. I came across ...
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How to re-create content types using the feature module which removes deleted fields?

I've been looking into the Feature module to move changes from Dev to Staging without redoing everything. On my Dev site I made changes in the content types (added new fields, deleted some field). ...
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After adding a new field to a feature, my dev site crashes

I added a new field (field_acc_guide) to my user accounts in a feature. Then, I reset my dev site by overwriting the database and files with those from production. However, this results in an error: ...
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How can I featurise / store changes to a view provided by a module?

In my case, Workbench and Workbench Moderation. Workbench Moderation gives me a "My Drafts" and "Needs review" view which I can edit to my taste, but I can't see a way of featurising the view or ...
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Some variables not listed when creating feature

I'm building a feature that includes modules settings stored as variables. Strongarm module is great for that but for some reason, pathauto_entity's module variable called ...
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How to disable a feature whose checkbox is grayed out?

I would like to disable some features, but they are grayed out. What does that mean? I assume some kind of dependency? (I am using Drupal Commons and would like to disable groups.)
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Programmatically re-order role weights?

I want control over the order in which roles' columns are displayed on the Permissions page.. I want to add code to my module installation file so that, after newly-configured roles' yaml settings ...
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Feature automatically reverts on cache clear

I have an issue with Features which contains a view. If I update the feature and then clear the Drupal cache, the view will revert to the configuration in the updated feature. My understanding was ...