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PHP PHP Arrays and Control Structures PHP Arrays Multidimensional Arrays

hi everyone can any one help me with this issue ??

i dont know what is this error : PHP Parse error: syntax error, unexpected 'echo' (T_ECHO)

index.php
<?php
//edit this array
$contacts = array('Alena Holligan', 'Dave McFarland', 'Treasure Porth', 'Andrew Chalkley');

$contacts = array(
  array  ('name'=> 'Alena Holligan' ,'email'=>'alena.holligan@teamtreehouse.com' ),
  array  ('name'=> 'Dave McFarland' ,'email'=>'dave.mcfarland@teamtreehouse.com'),
  array  ('name'=>  'Treasure Porth','email'=>'treasure.porth@teamtreehouse.com'),
  array  ('name'=> 'Andrew Chalkley','email'=> 'andrew.chalkley@teamtreehouse.com')

);
$contacts[][]

echo "<ul>\n";
//$contacts[0] will return 'Alena Holligan' in our simple array of names.
echo "<li> ".$contacts[0]['name']." :". $contacts[0]['email']."</li>\n";
echo "<li> ".$contacts[1]['name']." :". $contacts[1]['email']."</li>\n";
echo "<li> ".$contacts[2]['name']." :". $contacts[2]['email']."</li>\n";
echo "<li> ".$contacts[3]['name']." :". $contacts[3]['email']."</li>\n";
echo "</ul>\n";


?>

1 Answer

Pascal Breitrück
PLUS
Pascal Breitrück
Courses Plus Student 3,206 Points

Hey , you have an syntax error.

$contacts[][] <-------- here is the problem in your code delete this line.

I also delete the first line

$contacts = array('Alena Holligan', 'Dave McFarland', 'Treasure Porth', 'Andrew Chalkley');

because you create the array again .

Here the working code :-)

$contacts = array(
  array  ('name'=> 'Alena Holligan' ,'email'=>'alena.holligan@teamtreehouse.com' ),
  array  ('name'=> 'Dave McFarland' ,'email'=>'dave.mcfarland@teamtreehouse.com'),
  array  ('name'=>  'Treasure Porth','email'=>'treasure.porth@teamtreehouse.com'),
  array  ('name'=> 'Andrew Chalkley','email'=> 'andrew.chalkley@teamtreehouse.com')

);

echo "<ul>\n";
//$contacts[0] will return 'Alena Holligan' in our simple array of names.
echo "<li>".$contacts[0]['name']." : ". $contacts[0]['email']."</li>\n";
echo "<li>".$contacts[1]['name']." : ". $contacts[1]['email']."</li>\n";
echo "<li>".$contacts[2]['name']." : ". $contacts[2]['email']."</li>\n";
echo "<li>".$contacts[3]['name']." : ". $contacts[3]['email']."</li>\n";
echo "</ul>\n";

Greets Pascal