i use php but i'm a total novice to juery,i just bought the book and i can't get past my first code, tried adding jquery script into my php code something like this



#cd {
width: 200px; height: 50px;
margin: auto; padding: 5px;
font-family: Arial; font-size: 18pt;

<script type='text/javascript' src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script type='text/javascript' src='script.js'></script>

<script language="javascript"


echo "today's date is";
echo date ('l, F dS Y' );

<form method="get" action="http://www.google.com/search" target="_blank">

<div style="border:1px solid black;padding:4px;width:20em;">
<table border="0" cellpadding="0">
<input type="text" name="q" size="25"
maxlength="255" value="" />
<input type="submit" value="Google Search" /></td></tr>
<tr><td align="center" style="font-size:75%">
<input type="checkbox" name="sitesearch"
value="yahoo.com" checked /> only search this site<br />


$(document).ready(function() {


when i run it, it returns $(document).ready(function() {

on my page. what am i doing wrong?