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Robert Olivam
Robert Olivam
28,843 Points

Issue with PHP Code Challenge: "Using Strpos: Searching for Cookie"


The code challenge starts out written correctly, and it actually forces you to make the code incorrect in order to move on to step two. Once in step two, it no longer accepts the incorrect code, and forces you to change it back to what it was in order to complete the challenge.

On a side note, the challenge name refers to the function “Strpos” when we’re actually using “Stripos”, which is relevant to the challenge, as “cookie” is not capitalized but “Cookie Dough” is. The other challenges in the same section correctly name it as “Stripos”.

2 Answers

elad sivan
elad sivan
10,702 Points

It happened to me, took me a while to figure out what the trick, try this: Apparently your code looks like this:

if (stripos($var1,$initial) == 0 && stripos($var2,$initial) == 1)

But it should be like this:

if (stripos($var1,$initial) == 0 && stripos($var2,$initial) == 0)

change the 1 at the end to 0, and its gonna work.

Miguel Angel Rodriguez
Miguel Angel Rodriguez
11,280 Points

if (stripos($flavor, $search_term) !== false) {