Drupal 7 Fields: Digging Deep into the Data for Themers » High Rock Media Blog
There’s a number of ways to display and theme fields within the node context using Drupal 7. From a broad module perspective, this might include Panels, Display Suite, Field Collections, Semantic Fields, Fences or others. Though it used to me more common in the Drupal 6 days, custom node theming still has it’s place with Drupal 7 depending on the use case. That is to say, the tried and true node–custom.tpl.php. For the sake of this article, it would be node–events.tpl.php representing a custom event content type.