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Header not being included


I'm working on "Redirecting After a Form Submission" on the PHP course. I followed the video but my header doesn't seem to load.

The CSS stylesheet isn't applied to the page either so I'm assuming that somethings wrong with my include(header) code but I can't seem to find what the problem is. Here is my code.


$name = $_POST["name"];
$email = $_POST["email"];
$message = $_POST["message"];
$email_body = "";
$email_body = $email_body . "Name: " . $name . "\n";
$email_body = $email_body . "Email: " . $email . "\n";
$email_body = $email_body . "Message: " . $message;

// TODO: Send Email

$pageTitle = "Contact Mike";
$section = "contact";


    <div class="section page">

        <div class="wrapper">


            <p>Thanks for the email! I&rsquo;ll be in touch shortly.</p>



<?php include("include/footer.php"); ?>

The footer does show up on the page. Any suggestions?

3 Answers

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,148 Points

Yes, you didn't spell the word "include" correctly like you did in your footer tag. You are missing the 'L'.

Pro-tip: Spelling is the first thing I check when something doesn't work as planned. I would guess 75% of time it's the reason something is broken for me. I'm not a pro.

: D

OMG thank you so much.. I don't know why I couldn't spot that.

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,148 Points

You're welcome. It's easy for your own brain to gloss over simple mistakes like this. You know what it should have been, so your brain reads it as correct even when it's not by mostly reading the first and last letter of the word and filling in the middle....

I realize your question was rhetorical, but I couldn't resist.

Might be an obvious spot and sorry if it is but include is spelt wrong on your include header it says incude

Oppps kevin beat me to the spell check

haha thanks though!