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PHP PHP Arrays and Control Structures PHP Arrays Multidimensional Arrays

Claudio Vendrame
Claudio Vendrame
4,964 Points

Bummer of the day:) Replace the hard coded values in the output with the name and email values from the contacts array.

I can't understand the task: Replace the hard coded values in the output with the name and email values from the contacts array. I think I am doing it right but I keep getting the message: $contacts[#][string]

Can someone help?

Thank you very much.

//edit this array
$contacts = array('Alena Holligan', 'Dave McFarland', 'Treasure Porth', 'Andrew Chalkley');

//edit this array
$contacts = array
  array('name'=>'Alena Holligan','email'=>'alena.holligan@teamtreehouse.com'),
  array('name'=>'Dave McFarland','email'=>'dave.mcfarland@teamtreehouse.com'),
  array('name'=>'Treasure Porth','email'=>'treasure.porth@teamtreehouse.com'),
  array('name'=>'Andrew Chalkley','email'=>'andrew.chalkley@teamtreehouse.com')

echo "<ul>\n";
//$contacts[0] will return 'Alena Holligan' in our simple array of names.
echo "<li>". $contacts[0]['name'] . ' : ' . $contacts [0]['email'] ."</li>\n";
echo "<li>". $contacts[1]['name'] . ' : ' . $contacts [1]['email'] ."</li>\n";
echo "<li>". $contacts[2]['name'] . ' : ' . $contacts [2]['email'] ."</li>\n";
echo "<li>". $contacts[3]['name'] . ' : ' . $contacts [3]['email'] ."</li>\n";
echo "</ul>\n";

2 Answers

Mike DeHart
Mike DeHart
9,088 Points

Odd just copy/pasting your code works for me in the treehouse editor. Maybe delete the first $contacts definition (although that shouldnt matter) otherwise maybe a browser issue...

Claudio Vendrame
Claudio Vendrame
4,964 Points

Yeah, I tried that but no luck. I get this message: Use the contacts array to output the email address of each contact. I don't know if it is just me but I spend more time trying to find the problem then studying . Or should I say it is part of the studying?!

I will try harder.

Thanks anyway.