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Fatal error: Can't use function return value in write context in

I followed the tutorial but I am getting the error : Can't use function return value in write context in ---->


$options('qoitem-username')= $username;

function qo_inset_item_name(){

global $options;

  if( isset( $_POST['qoitem-name-form-submitted'])) {
    $hidden_field = esc_html( $_POST['qoitem-name-form-submitted'] );
    if($hidden_field == 'Y' ) {
      $username= esc_html( $_POST['qoitem-username'] );
      $options('qoitem-username')= $username;

      add_option( 'qovalue' , $options );
  $options = get_option('qovalue');
  if ( $options != ' ') {
    $username = $options['qoitem-username'];

    require( 'inc/treehouse.php');

i am trying to add the database entry.


1 Answer

Alena Holligan
Alena Holligan
Treehouse Teacher

I believe the problem lies in your use of parenthesis instead of square brackets. All the uses of


should be