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PHP PHP Basics PHP on the Web Including PHP

favorites.php file does not exist

Hi,

I have run the script: <?php include 'inc/favorites.php'; ?> below the heading 'A Few of My Favourite Things'. However because the file favourites.php doesn't actually seem to exist the code will not run.

Can you help please?

Thanks

Dave

index.php
<html>
<head>
<title>A Few of My Favorite Things</title>
</head>
<body>
<h1>A Few of My Favorite Things</h1>
  <?php include 'inc/favorites.php'; ?>


</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You've included a favorites.php from inside a folder called "inc". However, for the challenge this folder doesn't exist. Try removing the "inc" folder and just include the file. In this scenario it's located in the current directory. Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Hi Jennifer,

Thanks for your response, you were absolutely right.

Thanks

Dave

Josh Foster
Josh Foster
8,896 Points

The include function takes arguments within parentheses. Your included file must be contained within parentheses like this: <?php include('inc/favorites.php'); ?>. Hope this helps.

Hi Josh,

Thanks for the advise.

Dave