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PHP PHP Basics (Retired) PHP Data & Structure PHP Variables

Dwayne Munro
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Dwayne Munro
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Create a PHP Code Block with a Variable called "name" inside of that block and set it equal to "Mike".

What am i doing wrong it keeps saying make sure you call the variable name

index.php
<? php
$name = "Mike";
?>

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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Oh you're going to love this! You have an extra space. At the beginning you've typed <? php . That may not contain a space. It must be:

<?php
  $name = "Mike"
?>

If you have the extra space, it doesn't understand that it's a PHP directive. Hope this helps! :sparkles: