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Else if

Reports the usages of the else if constructs specified in two words.

According to PSR-12, the keyword elseif SHOULD be used instead of else if so that all control keywords look like single words.

See PSR-12: Extended Coding Style ( for details.

Locating this inspection


Can be used to locate inspection in e.g. Qodana configuration files, where you can quickly enable or disable it, or adjust its settings.

Via Settings dialog

Path to the inspection settings via IntelliJ Platform IDE Settings dialog, when you need to adjust inspection settings directly from your IDE.

Settings or Preferences | Editor | Inspections | PHP | Code style | PSR-12


By default bundled with

PhpStorm 2024.1, Qodana for PHP 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin


Last modified: 18 June 2024