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Cron jobs (cPanel)

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Cron Jobs allow you to automate certain commands or scripts on your site. You can set a command or script to run at a specific time every day, week, etc. For example, you could set a cron job to delete temporary files every week to free up disk space. Schedulers which will do work for you at specific time, date.

You need to have a good knowledge of Linux commands before you can use cron jobs effectively. Check your script with your hosting administrator before adding a cron job.

Cron Email

Send an email every time a cron job runs. You can have cron send an email every time it runs a command. If you do not want an email to be sent for an individual cron job you can redirect the command’s output to /dev/null like this: mycommand >/dev/null 2>&1

Set the email address on which you wish to receive notifications.

cPanel Cron Emails

Add New Cron Job

With our linux cPanel hosting packages, you can set the cron jobs with few clicks & selecting the appropriate options from the dropdown.

Cron jobs can be accessible by logging into your cPanel >> Advanced >> Cron Jobs.

cPanel Cron Jobs

cPanel Add New Cron Jobs

You can set unlimited cron jobs with hosting packages at MilesWeb.

Read: How to Add, Edit and Delete Cron Jobs in cPanel

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