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PHP Enhancing a Simple PHP Application Integrating Validation Errors Reviewing PHP Basics

13,125 Points

How to call a function from different .php file!

Not sure what I'm doing wrong or what I'm missing. I would guess is that I'm either not "calling" the function the right way but I have the include or I'm not reading the directions right and I'm supposed to echo the return?

<?php include("flavor.php");

function get_flavor() { return $flavor; }

echo "Randy's favorite flavor of ice cream is ____.";


2 Answers

Frances Leese
Frances Leese
3,235 Points

You dont need to write out the function, just call it.


$flavor = get_flavor();


The function is already defined in the file you are including. The code challenge is asking you to:

  1. Include the file
  2. Assign what's returned from the function to a variable (the name of the variable is in the instructions)
  3. Use that variable inside of the echo statement to display what the function returns with the phrase that's already there.

This should make the code challenge pass.