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Offline softtree

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How to run cron job?
« on: October 15, 2010, 06:16:57 PM »
Our site need schdule service to call script for data update.

I did not see cron job- schdule service menu in cpanel / member areas.

Please guide us.

Offline Doteasy

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Re: How to run cron job?
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2010, 08:38:26 PM »
Cron job is not supported for our shared hosting service.
If you need to run cron jobs, please consider to subscribe to our VPS hosting service. For more info, please contact one of our customer service rep and we will assist you further.

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Re: How to run cron job?
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2010, 03:44:35 PM »
With some php content management systems like WordPress you can simulate a cron job. The way it works is that everytime the site is invoked it checks the date and time and if a cron is due it is triggered at that pint. It works well so long as your site gets a reasonable amount of traffic. See the CMS documentation for details. Of course you shouldn't do anything too heavy else the unfortunate user at the time will see a terrific slowdown.