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Regina Serrambana1,961 Points
Should we include the HTML structure and php block above DOCTYPE declaration? Something is wrong but looks correct.
Are we supposed to include doctype and basic HTML structure? I've tried what I know to be correct code (it worked in the Treehouse workspace) but is not passing your 'check work' process.
<?php $name = "Mike"; ?> <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset=utf-8> <title></title> </head> <body> <p><?php echo $name ?></p> </body> </html>
Lucas Santos19,315 Points
It's probably not passing because you forgot the semicolon after $name. But you can declare your variable in the body like so:
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset=utf-8> <title></title> </head> <body> <?php $name = "Mike"; ?> <p><?php echo $name; ?></p> </body> </html>
Jen Ollivierre929 Points
From my experience, writing PHP code before the <!DOCTYPE html> is no issue. Doctype as it says, is for html :D