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PHP PHP Basics Daily Exercise Program String Manipulation

Christal M Chikara
Christal M Chikara
Web Development Techdegree Student 385 Points

What am I doing wrong?

I have been asked to concat the two variable. However when I attempted to simply concatenate using the (.) operator. The results stated that I had not left any space between the two variable. I have added some space and now the results are stating that the variable $firstName is not in use.


$firstName = 'Rasmus';
$lastName = 'Lerdorf';

$fullName = '';
$fullName .= $firstName;
$fullName .= ' '.$lastName;

  echo $fullName;


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,815 Points

While your code would functionally do the job, the challenge is probably expecting to see the variable assigned using one single statement, like this:

$fullName = $firstName . ' ' . $lastName;

Also, for task 2 you don't need to "echo" anything. Some challenges can get confused if you do anything besides what the instructions ask for.