# How do I use the ternary operator ( ? : ) in PHP as a shorthand for “if / else”?

PHPServer Side ProgrammingProgramming

The syntax is as follows −

$anyVariableName=yourCondition ? if condition becomes true then this will be executed: if condition becomes false then this gets executed; ## Example The PHP code is as follows Live Demo <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <?php$value=100;
$result=$value >=100 ? "Greater Than or Equal to 100":"Less Than 100";
echo \$result;
?>
</body>
</html>

## Output

This will produce the following output

Greater Than or Equal to 100
Published on 13-Oct-2020 10:24:58