If You Only Knew The PHP if statement is probably the first piece of code that you wrote. “If” statements are conditional statements, meaning that if the expression that they’re evaluating is true, the if statement will allow for the execution of the expressions inside of the if statement body. The anatomy of the if statement looks like this:   <?php if ( boolean expression ) { expressions in body } ?>   The if statement starts with the word if, followed by an expression enclosed by parentheses. The expression will evaluate to either true or false. If the expression evaluates to true, the expressions inside the