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

Laurentiu Borza
Laurentiu Borza
1,571 Points

How to echo Mike's name on the screen other than: <p><?php echo $name ?></p> where $name is set to Mike?

How to echo Mike's name on the screen other than:

<p><?php echo $name ?></p> where $name is set to Mike?

index.php
<?php 
$name = "Mike";
?>

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset=utf-8>
  </head>

  <body>
<p><?php echo $name ?></p>
    </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Gareth Borcherds
Gareth Borcherds
9,372 Points

I think you overcomplicated it. This works

<?php 
$name = "Mike";
echo $name;
?>
Jason Cullins
PLUS
Jason Cullins
Courses Plus Student 4,893 Points

you could use a print statement.

<p><?php print $name ?></p>