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Drupal 7 Development by Example Beginner's Guide by Kurt Madel

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Chapter 11. Introduction to the Features Module and Configuration Management

In this chapter, we are going to introduce you to the Features module, and show how it can be used to not only share Drupal components with other Drupal users' sites, but also to manage certain aspects of Drupal configuration between different environments of the same site (a development site versus a live site, for example).

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • An introduction to the Features module
  • An introduction to the concept of Drupal configuration management
  • Using the Features module to create a reusable Recipe content type module
  • Using Features to manage the updated configuration between two environments of the same site

Introduction to the Features ...

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