We all have ‘those’ jobs we have to do every now and again (washing the car, tidying the house anyone?) and online this is no different. For example, your website needs a sitemap and you are adding pages everyday. Do you really want to be having to update this sitemap manually – all of the time?! This is where Cron jobs really come into their own! A Cron job is basically an ‘alarm clock’ for a piece of code to run automatically. Cron jobs are part of Linux so here at Peter’s Web all of our accounts come with the ability to create multiple Cron jobs.
There are multiple elements to a Cron job :-
The steps to setup a Cron job are : –
If you have any questions about setting up Cron jobs – they can be quite fiddly, please open up a support ticket (open a ticket) and we will be more than happy to help you.
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