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

php basics echo mike's name

echo a name

index.php
<?php
$name = "Mike";
?>
<p><?php echo "Mike" ?></p>

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4 Answers

Abe Layee
Abe Layee
8,378 Points

I don't know much about php but it should be like this

<?php
$name = "Mike";
 echo  $name;
?>

thank you!

Your code is almost correct. All you were missing was the trailing ;-sign after the echo to have correct php syntax. However, you'd probably want to echo the variable $name instead of the string "Mike".

Patrick Aarstad
Patrick Aarstad
1,393 Points

I just tried doing it that way right now, but it did not work. Code below just returned "I do not see the name "MIke"."

Abraham Swarays answer worked wonders though! Shame we didn't learn that yet.

<?php

$name = "Mike";

?>

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

you forgot the semi-colons again

Hmm, you are right that it doesn't pass. It must be an issue with the code-challenger because your code is perfectly valid.

Hi, I got this code from another question it work for me

<?php
$name = "Mike";
echo $name
?>

Here is that question : Code Challenge problem