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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How to exclude variable site_name from feature

in my feature i wanted to add the multilingual path_breadcrumbs_home_link_title for en and de but when generating the feature by including the realm_variables there is the site_name and site_slogan in ...
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How to fix Feature with Panels

I am managing a website that makes extensive use of panels. I had a "system" panel page with Title = 'Registration Template' and a path of 'registration/%registration'. Somehow, in updating the ...
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Features code changes overriding automatically

I have a panels page in Features but as soon as i change the Features code, it automatically overrides the DB, this means that i don't get to see the "Overridden" state grey button, but always the ...
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Is it require to add a hook_update_N for my new added field?

I've extended a feature (using Feature module) by adding a new field in the settings form: $form['custom_user']['user_value'] = array ( '#type' => 'textfield', '#title' => ...
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Create Feature running into timeout error

When clicking on Create Feature I get an timeout with the message Maximum execution time of 300 seconds exceeded in ...
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Include the user history visibility settings in a feature

I have two view modes for the user profiles, the default one and a custom view mode called "Header". In the default view mode I have chosen to show the user history information ("Member for...") but ...
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How do you correctly include Fielg Groups in a feature

I have built a content-type with 20 fields and 5 field groups. I have added all of these items to a feature, an everything appears to work fine. However, when I install the feature on a site (which ...
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When you recreate a Feature, do you need to uninstall and re-install it?

When you recreate a Feature, do you need to uninstall and re-install it or is it OK to just delete the feature folder and paste the new on in its place?
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Remove components from a feature using Drush

Using Features UI to manage a big feature components is a tedious task. Therefore in order to add a new component I use drush fe myfeature views_view:myview1 Now how I remove the uneeded component ...
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How does Strongarm decide which variables need to be included in a feature

When you enable Strongarm on a site that is already using Features, do these two modules work together to determine which Strongarm variables need to be included in a Feature, or is there additional ...
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Updating a module field schema

I'm currently working on a project created by someone else. I have a textfield called "city". Currently the maximum limit is 255 characters. I want to update the maximum character to be 100. Looking ...
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Did I miss a step when I enabled my content type related feature?

I have a Feature (with strong arm enabled) which I am using to save a content type. The content only has two additional fields: field_company_search_terms and field_company_url_element, both of which ...
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Why did removing a feature only removed part of the functionality (not flags?)

I just removed a Feature module (a module created by Features) from my site and I discovered that some of the functionality that the module added is still present on the site. Specifically, two flags ...
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Why does Strongarm want to include seemingly unrelated variables in my feature?

I am building a feature to save configurations related to a product content type. I installed to Strongarm module in order to find and include additional product related variables. Although the list ...
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Why is my Strongarm feature immediately overridden?

I am using features to save a content type. Here are the fields that my new feature contains: body field_product_site_id field_product_repair_price field_product_manufacturer ...
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How to give drush write-premissions

I got problems with my feature export via drush, drush is running fine. But when it comes to creating a folder, it terminates with a warning, that drush is not able to create directories. (sudo is ...
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Should I activate feature modules on my dev site?

I have installed the features module on my dev site. I am using it to store newly developed site functionality within new modules. I then install the modules on my live site. I was wondering, ...
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How to organize the features export modules

As we go along with features export, its being a mess. What I have been doing so far is every module with have another module that contains the feature exports. Let say their is module 'test' and it ...
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How to add a pane (view content pane) to an existing panel page via a Feature module or programmatically?

I have feature module A that provides content type X and a panel variant for content type X. I have another feature module B that provides content type Y and a view content pane of three latest items ...
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Can I remove Features from my dev site without using Feature Tools?

I have been using Features on my dev site and I am planning on using on using it to perform site updates. Unfortunately, I started to get pages full of errors related to my features and unreliable ...
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My feature is generating errors, how do I investigate?

I have a site that I have been developing for the past week, which I published yesterday. I have included features in the site from the get-go, and I have been adding configurations to feature ...
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What module should I use to save a module settings in a feature?

I am needing some additional power for my Features. I have several modules that have their own settings (like css injector... yeah, I know) which do not appear in teh list of items that can be saved ...
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Disabled modules are causing an issue

A month ago, I activated the Book and blog modules on my site, then disabled them. However, Features still thinks that they are still a part of my site and offers to add configurations for them to my ...
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Features - Will I lose work if I decide to remove a feature from my dev site

I have a feature on my site that covers several content types and views. I want to change the configuration of my feature, but I am afraid that I will lose the work that I have done. I recently ...
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Features - Should I go for big or numerous? [duplicate]

I have worked on a few Drupal projects that used features. I am usually perplexed by the way the way functionality is grouped. I'm guessing that most of them were created as needed and by different ...
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Features - Can issues arise from nonexclusive use?

I am using features on my site and I have started to worry that every new site aspect needs to be rolled into a feature immediately. Is it ok to: Only use Features on an aspect when updating ...
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Features - Is there a way to push changes back into the database

I have a fairly good understanding of the way that features works: Make changes to your test site. Create a feature which contains the changes. Copy the new module (which was created by features) to ...
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Copy value of field into the value of a different field in features

I have exactly the same question answered in here but I want to do it in content type in features. I have custom content type generated by features module and I want to copy value of ...
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How to export field's default image in Features

I have Image field type and provide Default Image. This default image doesn't seem to be exported by Features. Is there another module that need to be added so the image also exported? Or are there ...
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Drupal Feature Recreate Module - what next

I am newer to drupal features. I have a site that was built heavily with them. There is a drupal-feature where I added some fields. After I added and reorganized them I recreated the module. Do I ...
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Git flow feature in branch on stage server

I am testing out a git feature and pushed the branch to the staging server to show the client. Because it is a drupal feature, I think I need to revert the feature on the branch on the stage server. ...
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How to Retrieve FID from UUID on Feature Enable

I would like to use features to import/export some content. The content type conains custom field of file, so I am using hook_uuid_node_features_export_render_alter(&$export, $node, $module){..} ...
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How to export workflow summary view?

I customized the workflow summary view to make multiple views for different users/workflows. When I try to export it with features, module.views_default.inc is not created, no error (nor notice) ...
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Epsa crop broken after deploy via features

I have a local Drupal installation with Epsa Image Crop. Everything works perfect and out of the box. I created a feature with the image crops and then things went wrong... When I try to apply an ...
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What's the difference between “content menu links” and “menu links”?

I am using Features module to export menus and related links. In my Drupal installation I have both "content menu links" and "menu links" available to insert in a feature. What is the difference? They ...
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On export Managed_files With Features No UUID Added

I have a custom field of type 'managed_file' along another field of type - 'file'. This node is exported into feature. The field with 'file' type gets UUID attached while it does not for ...
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How to export CKeditor with Features

I am using CKeditor and I would like to be able to export my configuration with Features. I find that I am able to put all my CKeditor profiles into a Features module. All the settings are stored in ...
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Drupal Feature pushed to staging site

I am just getting into drupal features and wanted to make sure I understood something. I updated my drupal features. Used Git Flow to finish the branches and create a release. I pulled the new ...
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What is the best conceptual approach in planning Features for a network of mirror sites that differs only for the treated subject?

Premise: I'm just approaching now to Features, I've read a lot of documentation regarding it but I have some "conceptuals" doubts. Suppose I want to create a network of "mirror" sites, each site ...
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Guidelines For Features as building blocks

Any guidelines on how to use features module as building blocks for a consolidated drupal site from a prototypic approach, so that most of the functionality is just a plug and play using feature. I ...
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Export message types misconfigured

I am trying to extract message types along with their texts. I have 5 displays for each message type: Standard,ical,SMS, Email Subject and Email Body. The 1st 4 I exported were ok. After sometime ...
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How to export all feature components with drush?

With drush feature-export you can easily create a feature from a component. But is there a way to easily export ALL components into a feature? In the ui you can easily check all content types or all ...
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Features are sweet but what about content?

I used features successfully to restore my VIEW and content type...but the data for the content type didn't make it? Did I miss the option or is this something you typically bring over manually?
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Create backup of MySQL database alongside Features module

When collaborating with other developers, we are using Features module and push it to a repository, this way the files can be pulled to the developer's own development environment. Our problem is the ...
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Fixing Overridden state for features

The feature are coming into override state always. After running 'revert', it goes into default state and everything is fine,however. My client are unable to do the revert every single time its being ...
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How to create content type programmatically with fields and vertical tabs

I'm creating a module using Drupal7.26 and want to create content type with different type of fields like radio/checkboxes/drupdown and textfields. I'm following the last comment by Jason Gray in THIS ...
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Enable storing of taxonomy term name instead of ID in views filter criteria

Background I use Features module to deploy the code to my stagging. For e.g. I have a feature which exports: content type - Player Taxonomy term on this content type of vocab - Medals View which ...
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How can I export shortcut sets and shortcut links in Drupal 7?

I am using Drupal 7 and I have some shortcut sets (per role using the shortcut per role module) and shortcut links in them and I would like to export them either using the features functionality or ...
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How to delete a Feature?

I created a feature module in site-1. Then I instaled the feature module in site-2. This features creates a new content type and enable a module. Then I got the new content type and the module ...
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Blocks in panels don't get updated in features

I added Features extra and created a feature with the block I created, added it to a panel, exported the block feature and panels feature, but it won't appear in the target server. The Block does ...