PHP PHP Arrays and Control Structures PHP Conditionals Switch Statements

n the code provided, there are two if statements. The second if statement displays a message IF the user role is not

It says 'I do not see default output '

switch.php
<?php
//Available roles: admin, editor, author, subscriber
if (!isset($role)) {
    $role = 'subscriber';
}

//change to switch statement
        switch ($role != 'admin') {
      default: 
        echo "You do not have access to this page. Please contact your administrator.";

        case 'admin';
        echo 'As an admin, you can add, edit, or delete any post.';
        break;
}

1 Answer

Ben Payne
Ben Payne
1,464 Points

Hey Abson - There are some syntax issues you need to work through. Here is the complete code for the challenge. Notice the switch statement has just the role variable in it, and nothing else:

<?php
//Available roles: admin, editor, author, subscriber
if (! isset($role)) {
    $role = 'subscriber';
}

//change to switch statement
switch ($role) {
    case 'admin':
        echo 'As an admin, you can add, edit, or delete any post.';
        break;
    case 'editor':
        echo 'As an editor, you can add or edit any post, and delete your own posts.';
        break;
    case 'author':
        echo 'As an author, you can add, edit, or delete your own post.';
        break;
    default:
        echo "You do not have access to this page. Please contact your administrator.";
}

Hope that helps.

Cheers,

Ben