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Brian Platt5,009 Points
Make Sure You Call Your Variable $name
I keep seeing "Make Sure You Call Your Variable $name" but my variable is $name = "Mike";
$name = "Mike";
You are correct in how you have established it, but because you have not properly enclosed it in PHP tags it is not recognized as a PHP variable. Remember that to execute PHP, it must be contained within PHP opening and closing tags, like so:
<?php $name = "Mike"; ?>