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Exporting Panelizer Configuration using Features and Strongarm

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    you know that finding all the right checkboxes to check
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    can be quite a tedious process.
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    Take into consideration all of the check boxes and configuration
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    in Panelizer, it could be tricky to create a feature that successfully
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    exports a panelized entity into Features with no extra manual steps
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    after deployment.
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    For this daunting task, we are going to need Strongarm Module.
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    Strongarm Module works with Features and provides as exportables
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    all of the variables stored in the Drupal variables table.
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    The variables table is a favorite storage method of module developers

Exporting Panelizer Configuration using Features and Strongarm


Panelizer configuration involves several layers of configuration. It can be challenging to find all the corners of configuration to export, without needing to still perform some extra manual steps after deployment. With Strongarm module, we can export the related settings that make Panelizer work, avoiding the need for extra manual steps.

In this lesson, we will:

  • Enable Strongarm module
  • Create new feature
  • Export and Deploy Panelizer settings

By the end of this lesson, you should understand how to export all of Panelizer's settings plus the related settings that support its functionality.

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