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PHP ternary operator

In this article, we will understand about a PHP ternary operator with the help of various examples.

What do you mean by Ternary operator?

It is also called a conditional operator. The ternary operator is an operator that decreases the length of code while performing comparisons. It is an alternative for using if-else and nested if-else statements. We can use the ternary operator when there is a need to simplify the if-else statements and to make efficient code out of a complex program structure.

PHP ternary operator

Syntax:

PHP ternary operator

Following is the syntax of ternary operator in php.

In the above syntax,

  • Condition statement: It is a PHP expression that will be evaluated in order to return a Boolean value.
  • code1: This will be the statement that will be executed when the conditional results will return true.
  • code2: This will be the statement that will be executed when the conditional results will return in a false state.

Flow diagram of PHP:

PHP ternary operator

Example 1:

Explanation:

In the above example, we have taken a condition that if the condition is true then the 20 value is displayed otherwise the 5 value is displayed.

Output:

Following is the output of this example:

PHP ternary operator

Example 2:

Explanation:

In the above example, we have taken a condition that if the condition is true then the passed message is displayed otherwise the fail message is displayed.

Output:

Following is the output of this example:

PHP ternary operator

Example 3:

Explanation:

In the above example, we have taken a condition that if the age is greater, the adult message is displayed otherwise the not adult message is displayed.

Output:

Following is the output of this example:

PHP ternary operator

Example 4:

Explanation:

In the above example, we have taken a condition that if the condition is true, the eligible for credit card message is displayed otherwise the Not eligible for credit card is displayed.

Output:

Following is the output of this example:

PHP ternary operator
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