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PHP PHP Arrays and Control Structures PHP Conditionals Switch Statements

Challenge Task 2 of 2

Challenge Task 2 of 2

Step 1: Add a check for the role of "editor" and display the following message: As an editor, you can add or edit any post, and delete your own posts. Step 2: Add a check for the role of "author" and display the following message: As an author, you can add, edit, or delete your own post.

switch.php
<?php //Available roles: admin, editor, author, subscriber// 

if (!isset($role)) { 
  $role = 'subscriber',
           'editor',
            'author'; 
}


//change to switch statement// 

switch ($role) { case 'admin': echo "As an admin, you can add, edit, or delete any post."; break;
switch ($role) { case 'editor': echo "As an editor, you can add or edit any post, and delete your own posts."; break;
switch ($role) { case 'author': echo "As an author, you can add or edit any post, and delete your own posts."; break;


default: echo "You do not have access to this page. Please contact your administrator."; }

1 Answer

You don't need to do this:

if (!isset($role)) { 
  $role = 'subscriber',
           'editor',
            'author'; 
}

that is wrong!

also you should use only ONE switch statement, not 3 of them, and 'default' must be in switch statement not outside

Final code is like this:

<?php
//Available roles: admin, editor, author, subscriber
if (!isset($role)) {
    $role = 'subscriber';
}

//change to switch statement
switch ($role) {
  case "admin":
    echo "As an admin, you can add, edit, or delete any post.";
    break;
  case "editor":
    echo "As an editor, you can add or edit any post, and delete your own posts.";
    break;
  case "author":
    echo "As an author, you can add, edit, or delete your own post.";
    break;
  default: 
    echo "You do not have access to this page. Please contact your administrator.";
}