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PHP PHP Basics PHP on the Web Date Function

getting code challenge wrong.....with correct code

ive tried this a variety of ways, all work in the preview, but rejected by the code challenge, <?php echo 'Today is '; //Place your code below this comment $date = date('F d, Y'); echo $date; ?> I've also tried just echo('F d, Y'); as well, and variatios with spaces and none of it passes. please help, I'm pulling my hair out here

index.php
<?php
echo 'Today is ';
//Place your code below this comment
$date = date('F d, Y');
echo $date;
?>

2 Answers

Algirdas Lalys
Algirdas Lalys
9,389 Points

Hi Michael Culler,

Your answer is good, but it seems that challenge expects answer wihout storing your date in the variable.

<?php
echo date('F d, Y');
?>

it worked that time, but it's weird it wouldn't accept that way earlier THANK YOU so much!