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Right now, the <h1> element has the year of the original movie as a static piece of text. Replace that with a PHP comman

Right now, the <h1> element has the year of the original movie as a static piece of text. Replace that with a PHP command that INSTEAD displays the year of the new movie from the array. (Be sure to leave the parentheses intact.)

movie.php
<?php 
$movie = array(
  "title" => "The Empire Strikes Back",
  "year"=> 1980,
);

?>

<h1><?php echo $movie["title"]; ?> (1985)</h1>

<table>
<tr>
<th>Director</th>
<td>Robert Zemeckis</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<th>IMDB Rating</th>
<td>8.5</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<th>IMDB Ranking</th>
<td>53</td>
</tr>
</table>

Hey Selestino,

can you explain to us what problems you're having? What have you tried so far?

3 Answers

Hey Selestino,

I'm pretty sure by now you've figured this out but incase you've missed it, you've called the wrong key. You ended up calling the title of the movie in place of where the year is suppose to generate dynamically.

This is what you have:

<?php 
$movie = array(
  "title" => "The Empire Strikes Back",
  "year"=> 1980,
);

?>

<h1><?php echo $movie["title"]; ?> (1985)</h1>

Instead of using the keyword "title" I've changed it to the keyword "year":

<?php 
$movie = array(
  "title" => "The Empire Strikes Back",
  "year"=> 1980,
);

?>

<h1><?php echo $movie["year"]; ?> (1985)</h1>

More so, I know thess test areas can be tricky, so in that case I should only literally change where the year is, thus I remove "1980" all together and place the php inside of the parenthesis like so.

<?php 
$movie = array(
  "title" => "The Empire Strikes Back",
  "year"=> 1980,
);

?>

<h1>(<?php echo $movie["year"]; ?>)</h1>

By now I know you've moved on but just in case I hope this helps you out!

Regards,

Shawn

Thanks very much. Its so helpfull.

Thanks very much. Its so helpfull.