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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Create a feature for Quiz changes

I made some changes to Quiz and Multichoice content type created by Quiz module: I added a couple of fields and I changed display modes (using display suite). The problem is I can't create a feature ...
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Disabling some modules installed via a feature

Is it possible to disable a module that was installed via a feature? For example, I'm using a theme that came with a feature that installed a lot of modules, I realized that I don't need a bunch of ...
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what is the strongarm variable addititonal_settings_active_tab_*

I am using the Features and Strongarm module to move my work between sites. I am using them as a way of version controlling changes made in the database (as Configuration Management module has many ...
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How to include multiple Views in an already existing feature?

I have to work with an old Drupal 7 site. It's using features. I created some new views, now I have to include these 2 new views into a feature which already has 1 view. How can I do it and which ...
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features not storing menu links

I am using Features and I'm trying to package up a menu in a Feature. I have been able o create the menu, but the menu created by the feature doesn't include any menu links. The reason for this is, I ...
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How do I add a Commerce product type to a feature?

I have a custom product type that I created in my local dev environment and I'm trying to export it into a feature. However, I can't seem to find where the product type is stored in the Features ...
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Why some variables aren't listed on strongarm feature component list?

I want to export 2 variables from domain navigation module: domain_nav_block domain_nav_theme I am sure that this vars exists in variables table, but in strongarm tab there are missing...
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Reverting/updating “FILE_DISPLAY” in Features

My site is running Drupal v7.30 and Features v7.x-2.2. I can't revert or update file_display components in features. There are additional definitions under the Default column that appear to be define ...
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Display feature status in views?

Certain admin pages such as page manager displays a Storage column that tells you if some settings or data are stored in code (features), normal (database) or overridden. I have created certain admin ...
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Field settings are not being exported with Features

I have a product content type that has a product reference field. Under the Product types that can be referenced section there is a list of product types that can be referenced. I have selected one of ...
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Export Panelizer Visibility Rules with Features

I have exported an entire content type with Features, including Panelizer's settings and layout. The variable I can't seem to export is the "Visibility rule" see attachment. I also tried using ...
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Hook Menu with the Features Module?

I have been working on a image gallery module using the features module. Using the views module, I created an Admin page to manage the image gallery. My goal is having that image gallery Admin page on ...
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a stored field not shown in field list

Im using features module to export user fields settings in a production website, and it works fine ... somehow in the production website one field was deleted. so I want to get back this missing ...
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how to export multilinugal variables

How could i export multilingual variables and migrate it to another installation? I don't want to translate all the variables (more then 30) multiple times .. I tried with features - Realm variables ...
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Can I rename a module?

I foolishly created a features module and named it events. This is bad because, of course, there is a registered module with that same name. So the update status report is always in error and drush ...
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Features - override preexisting rules

My company got her first Drupal Project, and I have some questions about deployment. Currently, changes are replicated by hands (and rules exports) from dev to a test stage available to the ...
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How to set default permissions using ctools

I've done this before with features and have used ctools a bit for other module's defaults but can't seem to find the right hook for user permissions. This is what I'm trying to do in my code: ...
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Features local permission issue Warning: mkdir(): Permission denied in features_export_build_form_submit()

When I am trying to generate a new feature on local, it runs in permissions issue beginning with Warning: mkdir(): Permission denied in features_export_build_form_submit() There is no www-data ...
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How to automate setting up Services or RESTws?

It looks like xmlrpc.php is of almost no use. I want to use XML-RPC to control my sites but I don't want to set up Services or RESTws manually on dozens of sites. It doesn't look like Services has ...
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How can I split up a massive feature module into multiple smaller modules?

I have one massive unmaintainable features module that I want to split up into smaller, manageable features. Can I disable the massive module without it removing or disabling content types and ...
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What's the best practice way to test block Views with SImpleTest?

I've created a block view, which I've positioned on the page using the admin UI. I've exported my view using Features and fe_block for its block. I'd like to write a SimpleTest to verify that ...
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Features - refreshing

I have a feature which I apply across a couple of sites. When I export my feature to a common modules folder it shows as enabled in both the 'other' sites, although the update is not shown. At the ...
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What does features_exclude mean in a features info file?

I found this line in the *.info file of one of my feature modules. features_exclude[field_base][field_block] = field_block I did find a number of drupal.org issues dealing with this, but no ...
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Simpletest: database exception during setUp

I'm writing lots and lots of test cases for different modules and have come across a rather strange error about which I'm hoping others may have more insight. In my setUp function override, the first ...
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Features auto delete field

I've been using Feature to provision changes between my DEV, STAGING and LIVE sites. What I'm finding is when I make a field redundant on a node type on my DEV site, features does not automatically ...
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Exporting Site Configuration Settings into Features

This is on a Drupal 6 site, and we want to export several settings (like CSS aggregation) into features, however it doesn't appear like there's anyway to do this. Do we need to write a custom feature ...
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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 ...