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PHP Build a Basic PHP Website (2018) Listing and Sorting Inventory Items Associative Arrays

Adding more elements to an associative array

hie im having difficulties adding three more elements, it keeps saying have you assigned the "director" key a value, i cant find where im going wrong, pliz assist

index.php
<?php

$movie = array(
 "title" => "The Empire Strikes Back",
 "year" => 1980
  );
$movie[] = ["director" => "Irvin Kershner"];
$movie[] = ["imdb_rating" => 8.8];
$movie[] = ["imdb_ranking" => 11];

?> 

<h1><?php echo $movie["title"]; ?> <?php echo $movie["year"] ?> </h1>

<table>
  <tr>
    <th>Director</th>
    <td>Robert Zemeckis</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <th>IMDB Rating</th>
    <td>8.5</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <th>IMDB Ranking</th>
    <td>53</td>
  </tr>
</table>

2 Answers

Joel Bardsley
Joel Bardsley
31,245 Points

You just need to add them in the same way you added the 'title' and 'year'. The current code isn't passing as by entering $movie[] = ["director" => "Irvin Kershner"]; you're creating a multidimensional array.

Using your current code, instead of accessing the 'director' key by using $movie['director'], you'd have to use $movie[0]['director']

Hope that helps to clear things up.

thanks it worked!