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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 which have another module that contains the feature exports. Let say their is module 'test' and it ...
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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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Features/Themes and Drush Make Files: How to manage updates?

I am trying to automate my development by using Drush Make Files and Features. I am using Drush Make.me to create the make file. I have created a Features module on my local machine. What's the ...
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Features menu import/export

I am having an issue with exporting my main menu with the features module. I go to features > module_name > recreate > menu_links and then check all the links that I want. Once I import the feature on ...
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Developing Apps with Panopoly

I'm developing a panopoly App for Services and case studies. I have added my required field and created the content type, added panels and views etc. Finally I created the feature and downloaded for ...
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Setting up an features server?

I've found dev seed's article on this issue: http://developmentseed.org/blog/2009/sep/03/5-minute-feature-server/ Is it the same process for Drupal 7?
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How do I add block configuration information for themes using features?

Is it possible to use features to manage block configuration information (for example, the positioning of a block [header, footer, etc.]) using features?
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Export Apache Solr enabled facet settings

On the Apache Solr settings page admin/config/search/apachesolr/enabled-filters you can control which filters are enabled on your site's search interface. These settings are not stored in regular ...
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Drupal 7 - can't uninstall Features module

i just started to mess up with Drupal 7 (and Drupal in general sense) - and i can't uninstall module named Features it gives error PDOException: SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 1 no such table: ...
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Move block level configuration also in Features

I am building features. Can I add blocks ans block level configuration in Features?
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Drush site install break when a custom commerce feature is enabled, why?

The D7 site i'm working has a feature that includes two custom product types, amongst other things. A custom feature gets auto-detected and added as a dependency because it contains a rule on one of ...
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Problems getting Default Content module to work with Features

I'm trying to export some Default Content when creating a drupal 7 distribution. Noticed that Phase II is using Default Content module to set default content for OpenPublic. I can't find any ...
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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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Exporting menu along with code

I am new to Drupal 8, been developing only with D7 until now and I have a question regarding menus. I need to create this basic main menu for the page, but I am not sure how to export it and send to ...
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Taxonomy Terms List and Features

I noticed that, while I am able to build taxonomy into my feature, it doesn't seem to include the list of terms within the taxonomy. When I go to create a feature, the uuid_term section does list a ...
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How do I resolve a merge conflict with features? [closed]

This might seem basic, but I am new to Drupal (and, to and extent, git). I've made some changes to a Feature and downloaded its files to be pushed up to the remote server with git. However, I get the ...
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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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Can I use Feature for development and CMI only for deployment?

As a developer working in team I don't like using CMI to synch config from/into development server at all (cim/cex) in local development machine. Instead I'd like to use Feature. What I wanted to ...
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How to export menu per role permission in features module?

I added custom permission in my menu using menu_per_role module. I want to export the permission configuration that I made in my menu. using features module my question is how can I export my menu ...
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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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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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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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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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Why some features are overriden after installation

This is my hook_install: function moocollar_web_install() { // enable features $global_features = array ('display_modes_feature' , 'field_bases_feature' , 'image_styles_feature' , '...
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Is it possible to use features or some other technique to compare two sites?

I have a virgin copy of Open Outreach running alongside a copy where I've made configuration changes such as site name and configurations of various modules. Is it possible to use Features or some ...
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Add signature to features

I love to work with features! I often work with several colleges on the same feature and I'ld like to add a signature to the features. So we can see who worked last on the feature (without having to ...
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Feature with Content Types is not reverted

I am stuck watching the Feature state as Overriden. I tried different solutions as: Disable and re-enable the feature Restart apache to ensure the APC cache is cleared Clear All caches from Drupal ...
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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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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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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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Have To Recreate Feature After Rollback - Features Module

I have strange issue. I have several node instances included part of the packaged feature XXX that service as test pages. These node instances have two fields - the default body and extra text field '...
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What file and directory permissions do I need in my Features directory?

I just tried to generate a feature on my test system and Drupal complained that the web server didn't have write permission for the Features directory. I changed the permissions from the normal 750 &...
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view shows as database overriding code

I've created a simple feature to export my custom views. I've downloaded the view and enabled it on the manage features screen. When I look at the view in views it tells me that the database is ...
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Drupal 7: When using the Features module and the database (e.g content type) is different than the matching Features component

Drupal 7: When using the Features module and the database (e.g content type) is different than the matching Features component (e.g the same content type) what is used when viewing this component ...
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Alter views style using regenerate feature?

I created a views using feature and export the views in my second site. After some time I need to change in views style. After change in style I regenerate the feature and export again. I disabled ...
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Updating content types using Features

If I have a series of existing content types in a website and I want to update those content types using a new Feature module (I added some fields), what is the correct method? Add the entire node? ...
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How to export / feature the “picture guidelines” field

I have some legal mentions to put under the file upload form of user account. I would like to put them a feature some elements about user configuration, but I'm not able to find which variable (i.e. ...
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How would you migrate a large list of (taxonomy) vocabulary list?

I'm moving a large series of vocabulary lists to a new D7 install. I used features to copy over taxonomy groups. However, I only copied over the taxonomy not the vocabulary lists. Is there an ...
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Is there a way to clone a feature in Drupal/Open Atrium?

I want to create a clone of the Notebook feature and would like to do it without copying the files and doing a find/replace on the text. Is there an easy/built-in way to clone a feature and provide it ...
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Does my Feature module have to explicitly define the body field in it's components?

When a new content type is created in Drupal it is automatically given a title and body field. Now that I am defining my components for my feature to I have to select it as one of the components of ...
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How can I ensure that a user account on my local dev server has the same uid as an account on my production server?

I have a local dev server that I use for testing and a production server. I have written several rules (with the rules module) that send private messages (using the private message module) to users. ...
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Roles in Features: Are they always imported in alphabetical order?

This is a request for more information outside of what was given here: User roles and keeping their IDs when using features Basically, it's the age-old problem of storing Roles in Features, and then ...
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Module that adds a script to the header

How can I allow my module (created with Features) to add a new script to the head? The script should be in the correspoinding module directory.
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How can I override a module-defined view and export to code?

I'm using nrembrowser to provide a media library and allow users to insert media via a wysiwyg interface. The module provides its own view which I've altered. I keep my views in code (using features) ...
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The “X” plugin does not exist

I've exported features in a multisite setup in site A, which I now want to import into site B. Though, I keep getting errors like: The "entity_embed" plugin does not exist The "bef" plugin does not ...
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Can I migrate Drupal 6 to 7 by using Features 7 to import 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 ...
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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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How to use features-export drush command?

I'm using Drupal 7. We have a large feature that we want to break apart. I am following the instructions here, and since there are a number of objects in the feature, I want to use drush commands, ...
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modules_install hook causes constraint violation: 1048 Column 'module' cannot be null: INSERT INTO {role_permission} (rid, permission, module)

I am trying to set several permissions when a feature is being enabled (a new content type). By default this content type is disabled, and an admin can go to structure/features and enable it under ...
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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 ...