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

Any idea why this isn't working?

<?php echo "<h1>$movie[title](1981)</h1>"?>;

index.php
<?php
$movie = array("title" => "The Empire Strikes Back");
?>

<?php echo "<h1>$movie[title](1981)</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>

3 Answers

A semi-colon does not come after closing PHP tags. Doing so just renders it on the page as if it was HTML content. Here is my take at it, I've added some concatenation using the dot operator.

<?php
$movie = array("title" => "The Empire Strikes Back");
echo "<h1>".$movie['title']." (1981)</h1>";
?>

Thanks both, both really helpful answers that solved it.

imo
imo
7,900 Points

try this

<?php echo "<h1>{$movie[title]}(1981)</h1>"?>;