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PHP PHP Basics Daily Exercise Program String Manipulation

Reginald Beneke
Reginald Beneke
Courses Plus Student 4,282 Points

PHP task query

Hi, so here is my task.

  • Use the $fullname variable to display the following string to the screen. Use an escape character to add a newline to the end of the string. 'Rasmus Lerdorf was the original creator of PHP'.

And here is my answer:


$firstName = 'Rasmus'; $lastName = 'Lerdorf'; $fullname = $firstName . " " . $lastName ; $fullname .= " was the original creator of PHP" ; ?>

My problem is that it says task number 2 is no longer passing. But the instruction is to use the $fullname variable.

If someone can help me in this regard, that would be great.

Thanks in advance,

Kind regards, Reg.


//Place your code below this comment
$firstName = 'Rasmus';
$lastName = 'Lerdorf';
$fullname = $firstName . " " . $lastName ;
$fullname .= " was the original creator of PHP" ;

1 Answer

It only wants you to "use" the variable to display the string, but not modify it. By modifying it, $fullname no longer passes the previous challenge, which is what your issue is. Instead, just display your concatenation without actually reassigning the variable and you should be good :)

Antonio De Rose
Antonio De Rose
20,882 Points

last line should be like

echo $fullname." was the original creator of PHP" ;