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PHP PHP Basics PHP on the Web Date Function

Alan Jeronimo
Alan Jeronimo
1,220 Points

What Am I doing wrong ?

I am in this question:

Challenge Task 1 of 1

For this code challenge, you'll need to check out the documentation for the date function to see details about formatting. Use the date function to add today's date to the display message in the following format: full month, day of the month with leading 0, comma and 4 digit year. Example: Today is July 04, 2016

And the error is:

Bummer! You must use the built-in date function

But I read the documentation but i can't see what I am doing wrong :-/

echo 'Today is ';
//Place your code below this comment
echo date ("F d, Y")

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! I would say that you're not doing anything wrong at all. However, challenges can be extremely picky. While your code does produce the required result, they are looking for a very specific answer here. The answer they are expecting has one less space and a semicolon at the end of the line.

Take a look:

echo date("F d, Y");

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Alan Jeronimo
Alan Jeronimo
1,220 Points

Hey Jennifer Nordell,

Thank you very much for your help! It worked pretty well.

You're awesome!!

See ya