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

I do not know how to echo Mike's name to the screen. I am typing echo = $name; but nothing happens. Whyyyyyyy?

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

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Remember echo is a command, not a variable. It does not need anything assigned to it. You simply use the echo and the variable name... no equals sign necessary. Give it another go! :sparkles:

Raulis Radziukas
Raulis Radziukas
1,275 Points

you should try like this: <?php echo $name; ?>