When purchasing Disneyland tickets, you may get paper tickets or online tickets you can use via your phone. In either case, you can go through the line with those tickets. If you don’t have a paper ticket, you will be issued one when you enter the park. You will also have your picture taken if it is your first time to use your ticket, so be sure you have YOUR name on your ticket so you use the right one. They do check to be sure the same person is using the ticket. This goes for either park.
We entered Disneyland Park first on our visit. It was October 27, 2017. Wayne and I were very excited to check out Disneyland and compare it to Disney World.
Both the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Park have similar looks when you first enter. They also both have a Main Street, though the shops and restaurants are different.
When entering Main Street, under the Railroad bridge, you see this plaque: