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PHP PHP Basics PHP on the Web Date Function

ido sh
ido sh
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I do the right format but it gives me an error about the format.

For this code challenge, you'll need to check out the documentation for the date function to see details about formatting. Use the date function to add todays date to the display message in the following format: full month, day of the month with leading 0, comma and 4 digit year. Example: Today is July 04, 2016

index.php
<?php
echo 'Today is ';
//Place your code below this comment
echo date("F j, Y");
?>

1 Answer

You're really close, but your format is off. The j date format doesn't produce a leading zero which is what the challenge needs. The tricky part about this challenge is that when today's date is greater than 09, you would never be able to tell that there wouldn't be a leading zero since double digits don't get one.

Look here and find the correct character for day with a leading zero: http://php.net/manual/en/function.date.php