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

The PHP challenge says this is an incorrect way to echo Mike. Can't figure out why

PHP basics challenge to echo Mike onto the screen. I've checked 10 times now, and I can't see how what I've typed isn't matching the tutorial video.

<?php $name = "Mike" ?> <h1><?php echo $name ?></h1>

<?php $name = "Mike" ?>

<h1><?php echo $name ?></h1>

3 Answers

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,148 Points

You're technically right, try removing the H1 tag and putting both php statements in the same block, separated by colons.

Erik McClintock
Erik McClintock
45,783 Points


The issue here is that you've created an h1 tag and a second PHP block. You didn't do anything incorrect as far as actual code goes, but for the challenge, they want you to keep everything in the same PHP block.


$name = "Mike";
echo $name;



That was it! Thanks, Kevin.