What do you mean assignment? I thought I was out of school. The assignment operator (=) assigns the value, or expression, to the variable; and yes, it’s different from the equality comparison operator (==). This is one of the most commonly made mistakes for beginner programmers: using the assignment operator when a comparison operator is required. The following syntax is required for the PHP assignment operator:   $variable = value (or expression)   The assignment takes the expression on the right and assigns it to the variable on the left.   <?php // Assign a value to a variable $best_php_tutorial_youtuber