How do I configure a cron job?

  1. Login to cPanel.
  2. Locate and click on the "Cron Jobs" icon under the "Advanced" category.
  3. Locate the Cron Job icon
  4. 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

Configuring the cron job

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