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Code Inspection: Short open tag usage

Reports short PHP opening tag <? usages. Since short tags can be disabled in the PHP interpreter configuration, using them may lead to code compatibility issues.

See PHP tags ( for details.

Suppress an inspection in the editor

  1. Place the caret at the highlighted line and press Alt+Enter or click the Intention action icon.

  2. Click the arrow next to the inspection you want to suppress and select the necessary suppress action.

Last modified: 20 February 2024