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PHP PHP Basics (Retired) PHP Data & Structure PHP Variables

Raphael Zwyer
Raphael Zwyer
924 Points

Task 2 of 2. I'm getting "Bummer! I am not seeing the word "Mike" in..." Using an editor it displays fine though.

I'm pretty sure this is correct. I tried to add head, meta, title... but I'm still getting the "Bummer! I am not seeing..." return. Using the same code in the workspace editor the name displays just fine. I'm not understanding what the error message tries to tell me. I also tried to strip the code to just pure <html> (no <body> tags), not working. If a positive return only comes with a very restricted code (no Doctype, no body or similar) this should be defined/emphasized.

index.php
<?php

$name = "Mike";

?>

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <body>
      <p><?php echo $name ?></p>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Your code is entirely correct but it's actually more than what is being asked for. It just wants you to turn around and echo out the name inside of the same PHP block without any HTML.

Raphael Zwyer
Raphael Zwyer
924 Points

Thanks, Corey, I figured it must be something like that. They really should point that out!