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Drupal Intranets with Open Atrium by Tracy Smith

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Appendix B. Features & Theming

One of the most beautiful things about Drupal is its extensibility. As a result of the way the Drupal platform is architected, you can easily build features to use on your own websites. As all of the modules should follow the same set of rules, most features will work together and not have any conflicts. Occasionally, we may run into a module that is written poorly and may cause problems. In developing Open Atrium, the developers also created a module named Features.

What is a Feature?

In Drupal, the code from a module may need configuration changes through the user admin interface. If we developed a module to distribute to our regional offices, we would need to provide instructions on how to create a view, make configuration ...

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