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PHP Build a Simple PHP Application Listing Inventory Items Nesting Arrays Within Arrays

Notice: Array to string conversion in C:\xampp\htdocs\shirts4mike\shirts.php on line 6. Array

This is the error i am getting on the shirts.php page after echoing each $products as $product. I am sure that i've followed each step exactly as it was taught. Please help me understand.

6 Answers

Hey Nishant Kumar, can you add in the code you're trying?

<?php

$products = array();
$products[101] = array(
    "name" => "Logo Shirt, Red",
    "img" => "img/shirts/shirt-101.jpg",
    "price" => 18   
);
$products[102] = array(
    "name" => "Mike the Frog Shirt, Black",
    "img" => "img/shirts/shirt-102.jpg",
    "price" => 20
);
$products[103] = array(
    "name" => "Mike the Frog Shirt, Blue",
    "img" => "img/shirts/shirt-103.jpg",    
    "price" => 20
);
$products[104] = array(
    "name" => "Logo Shirt, Green",
    "img" => "img/shirts/shirt-104.jpg",    
    "price" => 18
);
$products[105] = array(
    "name" => "Mike the Frog Shirt, Yellow",
    "img" => "img/shirts/shirt-105.jpg",    
    "price" => 25
);
$products[106] = array(
    "name" => "Logo Shirt, Gray",
    "img" => "img/shirts/shirt-106.jpg",    
    "price" => 20
);
$products[107] = array(
    "name" => "Logo Shirt, Turquoise",
    "img" => "img/shirts/shirt-107.jpg",    
    "price" => 20
);
$products[108] = array(
    "name" => "Logo Shirt, Orange",
    "img" => "img/shirts/shirt-108.jpg",    
    "price" => 25,
);
?><?php 

$pageTitle="Mike's Full Catalog of Shirts";

$section="shirts";

include('inc/header.php'); ?>

    <div class="section page">

        <div class="wrapper">

            <h1> Mike&rsquo;s Full Catalog of Shirts.</h1>

            <ul>
                <?php foreach($products as $product) {?>
                <li><?php echo $product; ?></li>
                <?php } ?>
            </ul>  

        </div>

    </div>

<?php include('inc/footer.php'); ?>

Hey Tom Cawthorn I've shared the code. Please help me find the problem as early as possible. Thanks.

<?php foreach($products as $product) {?>
    <li><?php echo $product; ?></li>
<?php } ?>

In this bit of code, $product is an array - and you can't echo an array.

$product looks like:

<?php

array(
    "name" => "Logo Shirt, Orange",
    "img" => "img/shirts/shirt-108.jpg",    
    "price" => 25
)

So try

<?php

    <li><?php echo $product['name'] ?></li>

but in the video tutorial the instructor didn't do such thing. He just wrote $product and the thing was working for him.

And the goal is to echo out each and every element of the multi-dimensional array. you can check this video - https://teamtreehouse.com/library/build-a-simple-php-application/listing-inventory-items/nesting-arrays-within-arrays