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PHP Enhancing a Simple PHP Application Cleaning URLs with Subfolders Server Paths and Constants

Robert Kulagowski
Robert Kulagowski
4,954 Points

Can't complete challenge

I'm supposed to create a relative server path; I'm not sure why this isn't working:

<?php include("../../config/company.php"); ?>

I'm in "about/leadership", so two levels up should be the document root, containing the config directory, and then that should have the company.php

about/leadership/index.php
<?php
include("../../config/company.php");
?>

<html>
<head>
     <title>Leadership | Shirts 4 Mike</title>
</head>
<body>

    <h1>Leadership</h1>
    <p><strong>Owner:</strong> ????</p>
    <p><a href="/contact/">Contact</a></p>

</body>
</html>

for some reason that works:

<?php 
    include("./config/company.php");
?>

Looks like something's wrong in the challenge

1 Answer

Chris Adamson
Chris Adamson
132,142 Points

It looks for the relative path from htdocs:

<?php
include("config/company.php");
?>

<html>
<head>
     <title>Leadership | Shirts 4 Mike</title>
</head>
<body>

    <h1>Leadership</h1>
    <p><strong>Owner:</strong> ????</p>
    <p><a href="/contact/">Contact</a></p>

</body>
</html>