Drupal Preprocess & Process Functions

Need to override something in Drupal? Welcome to Drupal preprocess and process functions — your variable override headquarters. Here’s a simple explanation of what they are and how to use them.

The main role of the Drupal preprocessors is to set up variables to be placed within the template (.tpl.php) files. In Drupal 7, they apply to both templates and functions. The preprocessing hook provides frontend developers more control over the output allowing for more clean, efficient code. With a little basic PHP knowledge, after having read this post. Drupal preprocess and process functions will by crystal clear. Continue reading “Drupal Preprocess & Process Functions”