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PHP Build a Simple PHP Application Creating the Menu and Footer Variables

variable which displayed echo "Shirts 4 Mike"

chalenge 1 of task 2 on Build a simple PHP application

variables.php
<?php
Var_$name = "Shirts 4 Mike";
  echo "Shirts 4 Mike";

?>

1 Answer

Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
33,990 Points

Hey!

To declare a variable you simply need to to the following:

<?php

$name = "Shirts 4 Mike";

?>

you begin the variable name with a $, then give it a name and then assign a value to it using the =

hope that helps!!