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

Trying to echo "Mike" to screen with variable set to <?php $name = "Mike"; ?> <php? echo $name?> does not work.

php basics challenge 2 variables won't print to screen

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

2 Answers

Hi Rick,

The simplest way to echo Mike's name out to the screen is to just add the echo command after you created the $name variable. The challenge doesn't allow you to put HTML elements in there, just yet.

$name = "Mike";
echo $name;

Thanks Marcus, I got it.

Awesome! :)