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PHP PHP Basics (Retired) PHP Data & Structure PHP Variables

Not working right

this is not working right

index.php
<?php

$name = "Mike";

?>
<html>

  <h2><?php echo $name ?></h2>


  </html>

3 Answers

cm21
cm21
150,854 Points

Hi Sigurður,

Looks like the compiler is expecting the echo statement to be in the same php block (also, since the challenge didn't ask for any HTML, you don't have to worry about adding HTML tags to your answer.)

<?php

$name = "Mike";
echo $name

?>

Hope this helps!

Jake Shasteen
Jake Shasteen
15,985 Points

When you say "This isn't working right," what exactly is going wrong with it?

Do you just get a blank white screen?

Does viewing the source show your <h2> tags but empty?

CJ is exactly right. You put way more in than the challenge asked for. There is nothing wrong with your code and is how you would really code. It is just not what the challenge asked for.