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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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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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How use strongarm with domain access?

Lets say I have 2 domains, A (Site A) and B (Site B). I achieved this with domain access module. Then with features and strongarm I would like to export site_name variable from both domains. How can I ...
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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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weird features behavior - constantly adding and removing entries from taxonomy.inc

I'm using features and I commit the features module to my repository to track changes. Every now and then (after drush fu foobar) I see the following change to the foobar.features.taxonomy.inc file: ...
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How do I update an installed feature?

Using the module Features in Drupal 8, if I export them and install them in a different site. When there are changes and exported again, if I replace the files in the destination site, how can I ...
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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 - 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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How to interpret the components exposed by Facet API in Features?

I'm developing a website in Drupal 7 when there is a content type representing research papers that has, among other things, fields representing the author (different from the Drupal user), keywords, ...
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How to export user's content via features to new site in Drupal 7

Can anyone tell me how to export contents of users through some contributed modules?? like features,because I have a site which has 100 users,all contents are migrating through features but user's ...
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Programatic block with default configuration form?

We're using features on our Drupal project. We would like to specify few blocks NEED to be present in the database and their settings. Imagine block named "sidebar advertisement". That block has ...
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Creating content types, content type fields, vocabularies and panelizer panel configs manually in custom module?

I am a pretty seasoned Drupal developer and I maintain a distribution which is made up of a base theme, contrib modules, custom 'system' modules and a profile to glue it all together. My ambition 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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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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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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Custom entity not showing in Features

I have created a custom entity - which seems to be working pretty well. I can create Bundles, build views on those bundles, create individual entities ad nauseum, I can reference the entity in entity ...
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How to build an install profile progmatically

I need to create an install profile from an existing site. My question is what to do with the site configurations? The site is pretty complex, so putting them manually in the profile is out of the ...
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Changing the link in a Feature box to an external link

I am a Drupal beginner working with an already created site. That said, I have been trying for days to change the text within the feature box to an external link. Currently, all of the text in the ...
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Drupal features recreate issue with CCK fields

I have created a form using CCK with conditional fields. If I use the features module to recreate and export the new settings to my staging machine the form comes out flat. So for example my form is ...
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Dependency problem with Entity API + Rules + Features at deployment

I'm saving rules in a feature. I added a new rule that has as dependency a module that I added to the project's repo. This new module was correctly added to the feature's dependency list in the .info ...
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Node content in panels vs. configuration in code

I am trying to keep most of the configuration in code (and separating content and configuration). When I have a panel that is supposed to contain a content from for example a node, I would like to be ...
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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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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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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 module import error

I have a bit complex work on Drupal 8 site, exporting everything via Features I created groups using the Group module. I also have a content type installed as plugin-a group content to the group ...
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Does hitting 'recreate' recreate the feature from the site's elements, or vice versa?

Does hitting 'recreate' recreate the feature from the site's elements, or vice versa? I tried hard looking to this in the documentation, but I couldn't find a clear explanation.
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How do I deploy a Page Manager page using code?

I've created a Page Manager page using a Panels layout and a single Variant to act as the desired page. I'd like to store the settings in code for deployment to a different server. Using Features to ...
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How to export Group module entities with the Features module?

I'm trying to find a way in D7 to export groups created with the Group module using the Features module. I have managed to export Group Types and Group Roles, but haven't found a way of doing the same ...
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Unmet dependencies installing with Features with fields, paragraphs, blocks and content types

I have defined several content types, paragraphs, and views for these content types and the idea was to define different features to export and import these content types. I had defined different ...
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How to export modules list to Feature?

I want to create Feature with a list of development modules. I want to enable this Feature only in a dev environment. However I don't see Dependency component in Feature components list. Do I have ...
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Why my custom vocabulary by default is in Site feature?

I've created custom vocabulary and I want to export it as feature to my existing module. When I run: drush fc 25: taxonomy_vocabulary:my_vocab Provided by: site It's blocking me from exporting ...
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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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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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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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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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How to change (via code) the Name and Description for a content type created by a contrib module

I'm wondering how we can change, via code, the Name and Description for a content type that is provided by a contrib module (in this case, the "User Alert" content type provided by the user_alert ...
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Drupal 7 menu translation using feature

What I am trying to achieve is I have a drupal site which is basically in English & German. I have installed & enabled all the necessary modules for Translation, and my content is also ...
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How can I disable all features without losing data created with it?

In my project I've used the Features module to deploy content types with its fields and field groups, image styles, views, panels, taxonomies. The project became very large and the features start to ...
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How to restore missing field from feature?

I've not removed any tables from db, but when I was trying to edit user profile I've got error about missing field from profile2 entity: EntityMetadataWrapperException: Unknown data property ...
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make view modes for commerce enabled by default when exporting with features

I am trying to make the Drupal Commerce view modes administrator and checkout_pane enabled by default when I export with features. I have strongarm dependency required; but I do not see the view mode ...
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How to set (import) oembed's ctools exportable settings as defaults for the module programmatically?

Oembed provides defaults for some providers (e.g. youtube, twitter etc) out of the box. It also provides the ability to export each provider's settings through the UI. I have added a new URL pattern ("...
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Custom menu-items permissions are erased when features are refreshed

I am using D7.37 with features 7.x-2.5 and Features Tools 7.x-2.x-dev (2014-Nov-27). I have 2 environments (dev, prod), and I use git and features to sync. After I refresh features and download to ...
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How can I export Apache Solr settings?

I selected entity types and bundles in admin/config/search/apachesolr. So is there any way to featurize or export these settings? If it can be done by Strongram module which variable I should use?
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features issues not overriding

I have a feature that I copied from site A to site B. Site B is created using a profile install based on site A. Now I have to enabled a feature that I copied from A to B but whenever I enable this ...
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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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What's the proper way of working locally with freshly created features?

I have recently started to using Features, it was due time. Once thing I started to wonder, is, once you created your feature locally, what's the best way to work with it. I first thought that ...
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Export Workflow 2.4

I'm trying to export the workflow configuration from a site using Workflow 7.x-2.4 but the state names and transitions are not well exported. I'm exporting some strongarm and workflow variables but ...
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How do you export forum topics from one drupal installation to another?

I have tried to export a list of forum topics and/or containers from my development environment to production using features, strongarm, migrate, node_export and bulk_export. So far none have worked. ...
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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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