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PHP Build a Basic PHP Website (2018) Listing and Sorting Inventory Items Introducing Arrays

nicholasgryczewski
nicholasgryczewski
2,919 Points

The original code was hard-coded to echo the letters "AC" instead of the contents of the $letters array.

The original code was hard-coded to echo the letters "AC" instead of the contents of the $letters array. Replace the fourth echo statement with a foreach loop that prints each letter in the array.

index.php
<?php



echo "Today's challenge is brought to you by the ";
echo count($letters);
echo " letters: ";
foreach($letters) {echo $letters};
echo ".";

$letters[]= A;
  $letters[]=C;
$letters[]=M;
$letters[]=E;

?>

1 Answer

Benjamin Larson
Benjamin Larson
34,055 Points

The foreach display is used to iterate over an array, and while doing so assigning the value of each element of that array to a new variable that you define inside the foreach loop. This temporary variable only exists during the iteration period, but gives you a means of accessing each value in the array.

The PHP Manual: foreach provides a helpful blueprint and examples which are similar to the exercise in this challenge.

<?php
foreach($array as $value)
{
  // do something with $value
}