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PHP PHP Basics PHP on the Web Date Function

mavromanolakis michail
mavromanolakis michail
533 Points

works in preview but bummer say that i forgot the command echo

this is my code: <?php echo 'Today is '; //Place your code below this comment $today = date('F d, Y'); echo $today; ?>

index.php
<?php
echo 'Today is ';
//Place your code below this comment
$today = date('F d, Y');
echo $today;
?>

1 Answer

Jason Anders
MOD
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,541 Points

Hey there,

For the most part, you have it. Everything is syntactically correct... except the instructions did not say to create a new variable to hold the date. The instructions specifically say: "Use a SINGLE date function to display today's date in the message.".

So, just delete the variable declaration and echo out the date directly and the task will pass.

A good thing to remember is that Challenge instructions are always very specific and need to be followed exactly. If you do something that wasn't asked for, misspell a word, miss a punctuation mark, etc... you'll more that likely to receive the Bummer even though the code is syntactically correct. So, just watch the instructions.

Otherwise, Nice work! :) :dizzy:

mavromanolakis michail
mavromanolakis michail
533 Points

Thanks you very much Jason! i found my mistake, just 20 sec after i posted my question! Thank you anyway for your intrest and your speed!