Features for Drupal 8

The Features module has played in important role in deploying site configuration for Drupal 7.  Now that Drupal 8 has configuration management (CMI) built into core, what's the role of the Features module in Drupal 8?  In Drupal 8, Features will return to it's original mission of bundling functionality rather than just managing configuration.  We will demo the latest version of the D8 Features module.

What you will learn:

  • What Features is and why it exists
  • The architecture of Features in Drupal 8
  • How Features integrates with D8 CMI
  • How to create a new Feature
  • How to manage existing Features
  • New Bundles and Namespaces in Features D8
  • How easily a complex D7 module was ported to Drupal 8

Session Track

Site Building

Experience level


Drupal Version

Drupal 8 (current)

Session Time Slot(s)

09/22/2015 - 13:00-09/22/2015 - 14:00
116: Pantheon