GoDaddy Control Panel
This section will guide you through the process of setting up cronjob for EasySocial using GoDaddy.
Preparing the Cron File
Before creating the cronjob on GoDaddy, you will first need to edit the cron.php file located at
/components/com_easysocial/cron.php. Load and open this file up with your favourite text editor and you should see some codes that resembles like the screenshot. You will need to rename
site.com as shown in the screenshot below with your own domain name.
Remember that you DO NOT need to add
https:// prefixes infront of the domain name in this file.
Accessing GoDaddy Control Panel
Head on to http://www.GoDaddy.com and login to the site. Then, navigate to the Products tab and click on the Launch button located on the right of the product listing.
Next, click on the Cron Job Manager button as shown in the screenshot.
Creating The Cronjobs
Once you on the cronjob page, click on the Create button to add a new cronjob for the site. Next, click on Browse button and navigate to
/components/com_easysocial/ and select
After selecting the
cron.php file, you will then need to se the following settings below:
- Cron job title
Please give your cronjob a title to identify.
Click on Browse button to find the cron.php file from your site.
Recommended to be set to Hourly
Recommended to be set to x:00
GoDaddy does not support
lynx on their cronjob. You will need to utilize PHP scripts on their cronjob.