Creating a feature
This screencast shows how to create a feature – site configuration exported to code, in the form of a small module. It also shows how to put this exported configuration on another site.
- Features (capital F) is the module maintained at http://drupal.org/project/features.
- A feature or a feature module (lower-case f) is configuration exported by Features, into a small module.
- Components are the parts of a (lower-case) feature, being individual exported configuration pieces (such as content types, fields or vocabularies).
The screencast also talks briefly about the Strongarm module, used to export rows in the variables database table (and also manage updates of them).