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PHP PHP Basics PHP on the Web Date Function

Site bug(Bummer)

This is my code below:

Bummer: Looks like you forgot the echo command

index.php
<?php
$date = date('F d, Y');
echo "Today is $date";
?>

1 Answer

Niki Molnar
Niki Molnar
25,575 Points

Hi Robert

Your PHP is correct - this is just a quirk of the question and how they wanted the answer to be. It asked for a "single date function". What you did was put it into a variable then call the variable.

<?php
echo 'Today is ';
//Place your code below this comment
echo date('F d, Y');
?>

It will then echo out 'Today is July 17, 2018' as there is no line break between the 2 echos, so it will just continue. All you needed, therefore, was to echo the date.

Good luck!

Niki

Thanks!