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Updating the block region/pages settings for a NEW views block during an implementation of hook_update_N

I have a feature module which provides a view which has a block component. To keep things simple, the module I'm writing a hook_update for is 'mymodule' the feature which implements the view is '...
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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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Cannot import Paragraph based Feature into new site

Perhaps someone with a bit more Features expertise can help me here. I have a Drupal site with 25 or so Paragraph types that I would like to export (one by one) to its own contained Feature. I ...
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Infinite Redirect Loop with PURL and spaces_og

I created a calendar feature for organic groups, and tried to enable it in a group with spaces_og. The page refreshes saying changes have been saved but the feature is still disabled. In the logs, ...
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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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Missing Menu Links generating a Feature

I am using Features that includes several basic site features such as the main menu and another custom navigation menu. Both are two level menus. I have included the menus in the Feature, but when I ...
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Views display settings are in the database but don't show up in views UI

I'm trying to create a copy of a live site and use it as test site, but I have troubles with a view whose settings are in the database, which does not show up correctly in the UI. I copied the site by ...
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Export menu as feature?

How can I export a menu as a feature? I found the menu import module, but it does not work with this feature.
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How to run cron more often than every hour?

I'd like to run cron every 5 minutes, but the UI doesn't offer any increment of time smaller than an hour. I'm assuming the solution is as simple as creating a feature module for the setting, and ...
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How to generate a list of which Features are enabled in which Spaces?

I'm running a Drupal 6.x site with Organic Groups, Features, and Spaces, and I'm interested in generating a list of which Spaces have which Features enabled. Preferably a table, with Spaces along the ...
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How to make a Feature available only to certain Spaces? [closed]

For a Drupal 6 Open Atrium site (i.e., Features, Spaces, Organic Groups) I'm running, I've created some custom Features that only really apply to a handful of the hundreds of groups on the site. As ...
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Features to import content types

Features seem to be the right way to import custom centent type in a fresh D7 install from a D6. But when I create my feature on the D6 one, it added dependencies like modules,and once I import the ...
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What does it mean "Rebuilding" in a feature? Can it be resolved?

I did some changes in my local environment, then I updated the 'feature'. When I try to deploy the change to another environment, but before I can start the 'revert' operation, some parts of the ...
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Content type migration using the 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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Can I migrate importing Features 6 code?

I am attempting to migrate Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 using the migrate_d2d_ui module, but the cck fields are not coming over correctly. Can I use the Drupal 6 Features module to generate code which can be ...
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Features Revert or Update

Just to clarify some attributes about features. Revert will take what is in my code and add it to the database? Update will take what is in my database and change the code? What happens if I have ...
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Ignore UUIDs when comparing the difference between configuration exports

When building Features, i find it useful to keep a 'backup' of the full configuration and commit it to version control. If something breaks when i package a feature after i test how it works by doing ...
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How to create a vocabulary and populate it with terms using features

I'd like to create a feature that creates a vocabulary and populates it with taxonomy terms. Creating a vocabulary is easy with features and it can be done using UI (I only need to select the desired ...
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How can I programmatically configure commerce checkout pane settings?

In Commerce, we have custom pane and checkout configuration that applies to all orders. Per this d.o issue in commerce_features, this is supposedly doable. However, Commerce's default configuration ...
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Git branching strategies with a small team to develop a Drupal site

We're a small team (5-6 developers) building a Drupal 7 site. Previously, we've used Features (https://www.drupal.org/project/features) to export our configurations from development to production. We'...
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Possible to use drush to list overrides for all features?

I believe that drush features-diff will list the overrides for a specific feature and that drush features-list will list all features. Is it possible to list all of the overrides for all features, ...
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How can I merge a content type's fields and settings from dev to staging?

I have an existing content type on staging. On dev we've added a ton of new fields and display and form setting changes, etc. It's not practical to go through the config files and find all of the many ...
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Is it possible to export arbitrary configurations?

I'm trying to create feature modules for as much as possible, such as my backup schedule (for the Backup & Migrate module) my shortcut sets etc. etc. and I'm surprised how much can't be exported ...
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Exported feature with roles not imported when loading module

TLDR; I'd like to export the permissions I've added to the authenticated role, and have them appear on a different server when installing the custom module. However, when I install the module on a ...
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How to re-order a mini-panel in a Panel generated page?

I've inherited a site and have been slowly unraveling certain aspects of its construction. Specifically right now, I want to change the order/region a page is loading a mini-panel in a page that I ...
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What does it take to convert a feature?

I am udating an existing website from Drupal 7 to 8. The original developer placed most of the theme/items into Module Features (like a front page slider). I have about 37 Features that I need to move ...
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How can I use the UUID API?

I am aware that the question is (almost) a duplicate of the following question #21991, which has been posted back in 2012. But that question is NOT related to Drupal 8, where UUID is in core. ...
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Rebuild in Features tripping HTTP 500 Error

I am trying to rebuild some features in Drupal 7.37 in preparation for migration and upgrade on a local dev environment using MAMP but I get an HTTP 500 error when attempting to view overrides. ...
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How to make a reference to an entity using the uuid of the entity?

Is there any way to make a reference to an entity (using refereces, entity reference or relation) using the uuid of the entity? I'm using features and uuid_features to export the content but ...
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How can I remove Features modules from a site without affecting functionality?

I have inherited a site that makes heavy use of Features, and this constrains what I can do to permissions and creates dependencies that don't otherwise exist. Something as simple as turning off the ...
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In the Features module, what does "Recreate" do?

What does it mean to "recreate" a feature? How does this affect the database? How does it affect the files, if at all?
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Site crashes when deleting a field

Whenever I delete a field I get WSOD with following error: Drupal\Core\Field\FieldException: Attempt to create a configurable field of non-configurable field storage variations. in Drupal\field\...
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How to enable inactive fields

I have a content type with a field that has been set to inactive. This happened after I reverted my feature in an attempt to undo a change I made to the content type. The error message given is the ...
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Is it necessary to export features with a version number?

By default, modules generated with features are created with a version string in the *.info file. I think the convention is to increase this version number when the feature changes. In a distributed ...
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How to export content type with scheduler's settings using features

In my dev environnement, I've installed Features module for exporting the content types of my site. I've also installed Scheduler module to schedule for publishing my contents. On the admin page of my ...
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Drush Feature Update removing t() and l() function usages

I have a feature that currently has things like this: 'body' => '<h3>' . t('Welcome back') . '<span class="fname">%user:field_first_name</span>!</h3>', However, using ...
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Is there a downside of having too many features?

I have worked on or seen different D7 projects in the past, with different strategies for features: One feature per view, content type, etc, with a consistent naming pattern. The result is many ...
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Enable new modules dependencies on deploy

How can I automatically enable new dependency added on a custom feature (or standard modules) with drush? After getting the new code, my deployment script basically run: drush cc all drush fra But ...
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Export configuration translation

Using Drupal 8, I need to create several content types. They'll be used in a multilingual site, so I installed the Configuration Translation module from the core to translate the field labels. I can ...
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Available node language only English

I have a custom content type with "Set custom language as default for new content" and "Require language". Custom default language is Current language. Entity translation is defined with "Current ...
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Track field dependency with features

I modified a field dependency on my Call content type. Features did not track the change automatically. I cannot figure out how to manually add it to features.
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Features 8.x-3.7 not writable on Window's Ubuntu

8x-3.7 features, most stable version, but I am having trouble writing to custom module on the UI. My structure is as follow: -modules/ contrib/ features/ custom/ news_blogs/ ...
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How do I add a view with a module when installing a module?

In Drupal 8, I want a view to be created when a module is installed. I have already used the Features module to export the view, so I have the yml file that creates the view. I can't find what to ...
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Why are permissions hijacked by Features module?

Trying to understand what exactly I have done here. I have made a Feature to export CCK config. I added CCK: content to it for a bunch of content types, and so it contains auto-detected dependencies ...
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Listing variable values using drush

I would like to list the values of certain variables using Drush in order to make sure they are in fact the variables that I intend to add to my feature. It seems that some variables are parents which ...
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can features module provide fields to an entity created by a different module?

A contrib module provides an entity and some default fields in its contribmodulename.install file. In the UI we have added fields to that entity. It appears like these fields, both $field_bases and $...
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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 do I override an endpoint provided by a module in a feature?

I am using the Services module and Drupalgap, which provides a service endpoint by default. I want to make changes to the available services on the drupalgap endpoint, and I manage configuration on ...
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Export node display with Features not taking in account format of fields

I'm trying to export a node display with features and I already created the feature with the display and imported it to another site. The problem is that the display has some differences, mainly in ...
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How to programatically update time offset in a Featurized Rule?

I have a rule that compares the value of a date field to the current date. I also have a custom module with a config form that allows the user to set a number of hours of time offset. The rule is ...

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