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PHP PHP Functions Introducing Functions PHP Function Arguments

Miguel Nunez
Miguel Nunez
3,266 Points

I simple terms what is a php function?

What is the purpose of a function and what does it do when you put it in your php code in simple terms with out using fancy scientist words lol.

1 Answer

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,253 Points

A php function is a block of code that is set aside from other parts of your file that performs a specific action. The purpose of a function is to help give your code some structure, make it easier to read :)