How do I configure a cron job?

  • Login to cPanel.
  • Locate and click on the Cron Jobs icon under the Advanced category.
  • Fill in the required information.
    • Common Settings: You can use this dropdown list to populate all but the last fields.
    • Minute: The minute setting for the cron job.
    • Hour: The hour setting for the cron job.
    • Day: The day setting for the cron job.
    • Month: The month setting for the cron job.
    • Weekday: The weekday setting for the cron job.
    • Command: The cron job command to execute. If you wanted to execute a script, the command would look similar to this:
      • php -q /home/ACCOUNTNAME/public_html/script_in_my_root_directory.php
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