Welcome to the Treehouse Community

Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community! While you're at it, check out some resources Treehouse students have shared here.

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.

Start your free trial

PHP Build a Simple PHP Application Listing Inventory Items Associative Arrays

li guopeng
li guopeng
8,873 Points

Some spaces

Right now, the three <td> elements have information about the original movie as static pieces of text. Replace each of those with PHP commands that INSTEAD display information about the new movie from the array instead. (Be sure to leave the <td> tags intact.)

Bummer! It looks like the ranking is displayed in the browser, but the HTML around it does not seem to be correct. Please double-check the spacing and other formatting.

I don't really understand the probleme of the spacing

<?php  $movie=array();?>
<?php $movie["title"]="The Empire Strikes Back";
$movie["director"]="Irvin Kershner";
<h1><?php echo $movie["title"];?> (<?php echo $movie["year"];?>)</h1>
<?php echo $movie["director"];?></td>
<th>IMDB Rating</th>
<td><?php echo $movie["imdb_rating"];?></td>
<th>IMDB Ranking</th>
<td><?php echo $movie["imdb_ranking"];?>;</td>

2 Answers

Looks like just a typo! The line:

<td><?php echo $movie["imdb_ranking"];?>;</td>

has an extra semi-colon in it. Change it to the following:

<td><?php echo $movie["imdb_ranking"];?></td>

Basically, the challenge engine is expecting to find this html:


but it sees this:


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

$movie["title"] = "The Empire Strikes Back"; $movie["year"] = 1980; $movie["director"] = "Irvin Kershner"; $movie["imdb_rating"] = 8.8; $movie["imdb_ranking"] = 11;


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

<table> <tr> <th>Director</th> <td><?php echo $movie['director'] ?></td> </tr> <tr> <th>IMDB Rating</th> <td><?php echo $movie['imdb_rating'] ?></td> </tr> <tr> <th>IMDB Ranking</th> <td><?php echo $movie['imdb_ranking'] ?></td> </tr> </table>