Your theme's template.php file is an indispensable part of creating custom themes and manipulating Drupal's output to exactly how you need it. If you're starting out as a themer it can be a challenge to figure out where to start and how to edit your template.php file to fit your exact needs. This session will take a look at how you can use different preprocess functions in your template.php. Some commons questions we'll look at his how you can add a caption to a CCK field image, or how you can add custom variables or classes to your theme's .tpl files. We'll go over some live examples in this session, with some hands on examples of how using these techniques can help you step your game up as a Drupal Themer.