# What does the operator || do in a var statement in JavaScript?

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The operator || is the logical OR operator. If any of the two operands are non-zero, then the condition becomes true.

## Example

Here’s how you can use the operator|| with var in JavaScript −

<html>
<body>
<script>
var a = true;
var b = false;
document.write("(a || b) => ");
result = (a || b);
document.write(result);
</script>
</body>
</html>
Published on 19-Jan-2018 05:27:38