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is it a good practice to use php code inside of html class attribute? see code below

. is it a good practice to use php code inside of class attribute of html, where browser expects strings?

<li class="shirts
<?php if ($pageTitle == "catalog of shirts") {echo "on"; } ?>" >shirts</li>

1 Answer

Andrew Shook
Andrew Shook
31,709 Points

Yes, because the php will generate the string that's suppose to go there before the html is sent to the browsers. So the browser will never see the html.