Feature.xml Files

Applies to: SharePoint 2016 | SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Online | SharePoint Server 2013

In a Feature.xml file, the Feature element defines a Feature and specifies the location of assemblies, files, dependencies, or properties that support the Feature.

For information about where to create and how to implement Feature.xml files, see Using Features in SharePoint Foundation.

For information about how to upgrade a Feature, see Upgrading Features.

Example

The following example shows how to use a Feature.xml file to specify activation dependencies, special fields, and relative paths to element definition files.

    <Feature 
      Id="11111111-1111-1111-1111-11111111111" 
      Title="Location Services"
      Description="This Feature contains lists and parts that let you link location data to your customer lists."
      Scope="Web">
      <ActivationDependencies>
        <ActivationDependency
          FeatureId="11111111-1111-1111-1111-111111111111" />
      </ActivationDependencies>
      <ElementManifests>
        <ElementManifest 
          Location="Location\LocationPart.xml"/>
        <ElementManifest 
          Location="CustomerLocation\CustomerLocationList.xml"/>
        <ElementFile 
          Location="test.aspx"/>
      </ElementManifests>
      <Properties>
        <Property
          Key="Color"
          Value="Blue"/>
        <Property
          Key="Shape"
          Value="Triangle"/>
      </Properties> 
    </Feature>


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