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

Now echo Mike's Name To The Screen.

what is wrong?

index.php
<?php

$name = "Mike";
echo $name;

?>

<p><?php echo; ?></p>
Fernando Aguilar
Fernando Aguilar
31,845 Points

You need to put something (like your var $name) after the echo to print it out on the p tag. Like this:

<p><?php echo $name; ?></p>

2 Answers

Emma Willmann
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Emma Willmann
Treehouse Project Reviewer

You don't need to add paragraph tags and a separate set of php tags. all you need is the first set of code:

<?php 
  $name = "Mike";
  echo $name;
?>
Blaž Hvala
Blaž Hvala
2,563 Points

<?php

$name = "Mike";

?>

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

i did this and it's not working for me, why?