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PHP Build a Simple PHP Application Listing Inventory Items Associative Arrays

Adam Duffield
Adam Duffield
30,494 Points

Build a simple PHP application - Arrays 5/7


Task is asking that I echo the data from an array within brackets, it appears to not be working any way that I try putting the brackets, any ideas to fix this? See my code below:

<?php $movie = array(); $movie["title"] = "The Empire Strikes Back"; $movie["year"] = 1980;


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



5 Answers

Hi Adam,

It looks like you have added spaces around the year that you are echoing out.

Your output is going to look like this ( 1980 ) instead of this (1980)

Rodger Voelkel
Rodger Voelkel
21,736 Points

i think it has to do with how your adding elements to your array. I would do it like this...

<?php $movie = array('title' => "The Empire Strikes Back", 'year' => 1980); ?>

<?php echo $movie['title']; ?> (<?php echo $movie['year']; ?>)

Hi Rodger,

It's ok to add elements the way Adam has done. That part passes the challenge correctly.

Andy Swinford
Andy Swinford
8,152 Points

Try this below:

<?php $movie = array(); $movie["title"] = "The Empire Strikes Back"; $movie["year"] = 1980; ?>
<h1><?php echo $movie["title"]; ?> (<?php echo $movie["year"]; ?>)</h1>
Michael Collins
Michael Collins
433 Points

Your code works exactly as it is.

Adam Duffield
Adam Duffield
30,494 Points

It was the spaces, thankyou guys! :)