[wp-hackers] How to set up crons in WP?

Eric Marden wp at xentek.net
Sat Aug 22 18:17:59 UTC 2009

On Aug 22, 2009, at 5:25 AM, Andrew Ozz wrote:

>> You can set up a Crontab job to  call http://site.com/wp-cron.php  
>> if you wish, But its generally not needed.. the inbuilt cron system  
>> has been around since 2.0 or so i think.
> If the default wp-cron doesn't work properly you can use any means  
> to call wp-cron.php from the command line: PHP CLI, cURL, Wget, even  
> Lynx.

That's what I always suspected, but since the codex never brings it up  
it always puzzled me, since many php apps with scheduled jobs have  
that as as step in the install process.

Thanks for the insight, everybody!

- Eric Marden

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