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PHP Object-Oriented PHP Basics (Retired) Inheritance, Interfaces, and Exceptions Object Inheritance

James Barrett
James Barrett
13,253 Points

Why will this not work?

H there, I am trying to test this in my localhost (MAMP) however I am thrown a 500 error. What is wrong with this code?


class Product {
  public $name = "default_name";
  public $price = 0;
  public $description = "default description";

  function __construct($name, $price, $description) {
    $this->name = $name;
    $this->price = $price;
    $this->description = $description;

public function getInformation() {
  return "Product name: ". $this->name;

$football = new Product("Football", 15, "Something to kick around");

echo $football->getInformation();

1 Answer

Carlos Federico Puebla Larregle
Carlos Federico Puebla Larregle
21,073 Points

From what I understand, you have your "getInformation()" method out of the class scope. I mean you closed the "}" before the creation of that method.

I hope that helps.

James Barrett
James Barrett
13,253 Points

Ah yes, silly me. Thanks!