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PHP If Or

How to create a PHP If Or Statement - article explaining how to create Or cases in PHP.

Edited: 2012-04-11 22:00

Sometime you want an If Statement to check for multiple cases, this can be done by using a wrapping parenthesis around the things that you want to check for - each case needs its own wrapping parenthesis.

Let this Article serve as a quick reminder, for those on the road to learning PHP.

Using a wrapping parenthesis

Below shows the wrapping parenthesis method.

if (($a == "a") || ($b == "b")) {
 // The code to be run in case one of the checks returned true.
}

If it doesn't work

Sometimes people cant get their If Statements to work, simply because they use the wrong operators. Below is a list of Operators, and explanation about what each of them mean.

< Less then
> Greater then
= Equal to
== Exactly Equal to
=== Identical
!= Not Equal to
<= Less then or Equal to
>= Greater then or Equal to

See also

  1. PHP If Then Else and ElseIf Statements