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Shawn, Computer Engineer
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in my terminal i typed php phpinfo(); .....and i got

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in my terminal i typed <?php phpinfo(); ?> .....and i got this error....   -bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('       .... how can i fix this?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Shawn replied 7 years ago.

The code that you typed is PHP code, which bash doesn't directly recognize. Try putting it into a text file (e.g., test.php) in a web-accessible directory on your web server and navigate to the file with your web browser. Then you should get the information that you're looking for.

Here's a pretty good tutorial on how to do this:

I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any more questions. Kind regards,