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PHP PHP Basics (Retired) PHP Data & Structure PHP Variables

I am meant to output "Mike" what might be wrong with my code?

I am doing a question and this is the challenge. To output the name "Mike" in php. Below is my code. What am i doing wrong? <?php $name="Mike" ?>

<?php echo $name ?>

index.php
<?php $name="Mike" ?>

<?php echo $name ?>

3 Answers

I figured out what the error is. You have to properly space out the code. I had written <?php $name="Mike" ?>. When it should have been <?php $name = "Mike" ?> thank you for the reply.

This works for me. Are you receiving an error?

Jonathan Grieve
MOD
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,252 Points

Try putting the code into one PHP code block.

<?php 
$name="Mike";
<?php echo $name;
?>

You'll need to close each statement with a semi colon (;).