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PHP PHP Basics Daily Exercise Program String Manipulation

Dont know how to do the third step

Dont know how to do the third step of this exercise

$firstName = 'Rasmus';
$lastName = 'Lerdorf';
$fullname = "$firstName  $lastName was the first to creator of PHP " "\n" ;

echo $fullname;
//Place your code below this comment


1 Answer

Hi Jeen,

You have a couple of little errors that are throwing you off.

The $fullname variable should be made via concatenation of the $firstName and $lastName with a space between the two. e.g. $fullname = $firstName . " " . $lastName;

When it comes to echoing out the full string of the last task you need to use the $fullname variable you created inside double quotes. e.g. echo "$fullname was the original creator of PHP\n";

I have placed the full code below to get you on your way again :)


//Place your code below this comment
$firstName = 'Rasmus';
$lastName  = 'Lerdorf';

$fullname = $firstName . " " . $lastName;

echo "$fullname was the original creator of PHP\n";


Hope this helps.


Yes thank you! I thought we had to put the text in the variable $fullname itself Thanks!