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Discussion in 'PHP' started by qwikad.com, Jul 1, 2017.

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    $page = $_GET['page'] ? $_GET['page'] : 1;
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    qwikad.com, Jul 1, 2017 IP
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    Not sure what you mean?
    What you have there is a ternary operator (basically a short version of an if/else statement).
    However, it's not well formed.
    You have a condition (if there is a $_GET['page'] then use the value, if there isn't, use 1). It's the same as writing
    if ($_GET['page']) {
      $page = $_GET['page'];
    } else{
      $page = 1;
    Code (markup):
    However, there's no check to see if the $_GET['page'] actually exist, so depending on error reporting, that will throw a warning.

    Besides, with the new PHP versions, the simpler way would be:
    $page = $_GET['page'] ?? 1;
    Code (markup):
    PoPSiCLe, Jul 1, 2017 IP
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  3. JEET

    JEET Notable Member

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    @PoPSiCLe Thanks for the detailed explanation. I too learnt something new! :) Thanks
    JEET, Jul 6, 2017 IP