Cronjobs

Automate your EasySocial by setting up cronjobs. You will learn all about cronjob settings here.

CPanel Cronjobs

This section will guide you through the process of setting up cronjobs for EasySocial using cPanel. If your hosting provide do provide you with cPanel, this guide is definitely for you.

Accessing cPanel

To access the cronjobs section on your cPanel, you just need to click on the cronjob icon highlighted in the screenshot below:

Cronjob Button

Getting Notified

This step is very important and you should set this up so that you check if the cronjob is executing correctly. To setup the email notification for the cronjob, enter your email address as shown in the screenshot below:

Cronjob Notifications

Creating the Cronjob

Once the notification have been setup, you will want to now create the cronjob. To setup cronjob, follow the steps below:

Cronjob Interval

Choose ther interval for the cronjob to get executed.

  • Common Settings
    This allows you to select a commonly used interval. (Recommended Every 5 Minutes)
  • Minute
    This sets the cronjob to execute at every x minutes.
  • Hour
    This sets the cronjob to execute at every x hour.
  • Day
    This sets the cronjob to execute at every x day.
  • Month
    This sets the cronjob to execute at every x day.
  • Weekday
    This sets the cronjob to execute at selected weekdays.
  • Command
    This field allows you to set the command for cPanel to execute.

Not all hosting provider supports /bin/wget. It's best that you contact your hosting provider to find out the utility that can be used for cronjobs to access the website.