Creating PHP Comments

Creating PHP Comments With Various Techniques

PHP has several methods for which you can add comments within you files.

The samples below show various commenting methods. Commenting is a en excellent method to troubleshoot and leave notes about your code; especially while you are learning or leaving code that may need editing by others.

A large query and two loops can be obvious to some programmers; but a line of English that states what is done can be easier to understand at first glance.

For example, 20 line of code could have a comment like 'Get the members id and see if they have boughten any books from the PHP category within the last two weeks.'

## This sign is a comment  
// The double slashes comment this text  
/* The forward slash and asterisk at the beginning and end of a text block will be commented. This is a common method for which to create comments in many languages.*/  
echo 'This text is not commented and would be the only text displayed on the page!';