on 7/19/00 3:23 PM, Peter Van Dijck at peter at vardus.com wrote: >> <?php >> >> $Df_siteRoot = "/home/sites/site2/web/"; >> >> include ( $Df_siteRoot + "includes/DfPhpLib.inc"); >> include ( $Df_siteRoot + "includes/pageHeader.inc"); >> >> ?> > > try include ( $Df_siteRoot . "includes/DfPhpLib.inc"); > $a . $b is used to put two strings together > $a + $b is used to add two numbers. Thanks this is what I ultimately used. Never used a language that used '.' to add strings together - it caught me by surprise. So far I'm fairly happy with PHP - I think I may stick with it. I'm also very impressed with the online documentation, its excellent. James.