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PHP Build a Simple PHP Application Listing Inventory Items More Excitement With Arrays

Tiago Pinheiro
Tiago Pinheiro
10,622 Points

Please Help

Here is my code:

<?php

$flavors = array ("Chocolate", "Vanilla", "Strawberry");

?> <p>Welcome to Ye Olde Ice Cream Shoppe. We sell <?php echo "3"; ?> flavors of ice cream.</p> <ul> <?php foreach ($flavors as $flavor) { ?> <li><?php echo $flavors[1]; ?></li> <li><?php echo $flavors[2]; ?></li> <li><?php echo $flavors[3];?></li> <? } ?> </ul>

1 Answer

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

it looks like you dont fully understand how the for each loop works. A for each loop loops through each element of the array and you can access that element in the working variable you declared. so instead of

<?php foreach ($flavors as $flavor) { ?> 
<?php echo $flavors[1]; ?> <?php echo $flavors[2]; ?> <?php echo $flavors[3];?> 
 <? } ?>

try using

<?php foreach ($flavors as $flavor) { ?> 
 <?php echo $flavor;?> 
 <? } ?>

notice how I use the working variable $flavor you declared in ($flavors as $flavor) to access the element in the array, not a specific index. Basically the for each says "Im gonna loop through this array, here is a working variable that you can use to reference elements in the array so that you can do stuff to them in the loop body"