[wp-hackers] Slow loading WordPress (Hack solution)
otto at ottodestruct.com
Sat Dec 6 17:44:21 GMT 2008
On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 12:14 AM, Jacob Santos <wordpress at santosj.name> wrote:
> There is something to be said about using crontab or server cron instead of
> wp-cron itself.
There's some fundamental problems with using a real cron job:
1. Noobs often don't know how to set them up.
2. How often do you want to run this job? Because that's the only
interval upon which things will happen. Running it once a minute seems
3. Some hosts just don't have any way to do it at all. Not every host
WP-Cron is a decent solution, works for most people, and runs sorta in
the background, kinda. If PHP had a better way to spawn child
processes/threads, it wouldn't be needed, but it doesn't, and so there
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