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