Working with features

The Features module is an outstanding solution for exporting module or site configuration that resides in the database as source code within a module. This has the following benefits:

  • Features can store menus, user permissions, site settings, views, and contexts, among many others. Each of these is a feature component
  • You can check which feature components have changed in the database by comparing them against the source code in the feature
  • Features, as modules, can be installed in other sites, which helps reusability
  • The source code of a feature can be version-controlled like any other module

Note

You should have basic skills of using the Features module, through the administration interface, in order to make the most out of ...

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