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PHP PHP Basics (Retired) PHP Data & Structure PHP Variables

how to echo a name to screen within a code block

php variables

  $name = "Mike"
< echo $name "Mike">?>

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! I would first recommend that you go back and review the videos. It seems there is some misunderstanding about how a code block is created and how statements are ended.

<?php    <!-- begin php block -->
 $name = "Mike";  <!-- set our name equal to "Mike" and end the statement with a semicolon -->
 echo $name;   <!-- echo out the value of name and end the statement with a semicolon -->
?>  <!-- end php block -->

I hope this helps, but I can't stress enough the importance of reviewing material if something is not clear. Happy coding! :sparkles:

thanks ey