PHP

Comparison Operators

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 37 sec read >

PHP comparison operators allows you to compare two values with each other.

Below is a table of all the different comparison operators that are available for PHP

Comparison Operators
ExampleNameResult
$a == $bEqualTRUE if $a is equal to $b.
$a === $bIdenticalTRUE if $a is equal to $b, and they are of the same type. (introduced in PHP 4)
$a != $bNot equalTRUE if $a is not equal to $b.
$a <> $bNot equalTRUE if $a is not equal to $b.
$a !== $bNot identicalTRUE if $a is not equal to $b, or they are not of the same type. (introduced in PHP 4)
$a < $bLess thanTRUE if $a is strictly less than $b.
$a > $bGreater thanTRUE if $a is strictly greater than $b.
$a <= $bLess than or equal toTRUE if $a is less than or equal to $b.
$a >= $bGreater than or equal toTRUE if $a is greater than or equal to $b.

Last Updated On March 22, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development. Profile

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