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PHP PHP Basics Daily Exercise Program String Manipulation

How do I create a string variable and use the values of other already declared string variables and allocate to this

example $var_one='James'; $var_two ='Peter'; $var_three = $var_one . $ var_two;

I wish to know if the i got it right in concatenating the first two variables and allocating the value to var_three. Thanks

index.php
<?php

//Place your code below this comment
$firstName = 'Rasmus';
$lastName ='Lerdorf';
$fullname = "$firstName  $lastName";

?>

Try

$fullname = "$firstName" . " " . "$lastName";

The period is the operator for concatenation, the empty string gives a space between first and last name.

1 Answer

Hi Ndong,

Yes, that's how you would concatenate 2 variables. Except you have a space between the $ and var_two.

You could solve this challenge with concatenation if you wanted to but you have to make sure you concatenate a space between the 2 names.

Thanks for the head up.