I am having problems with my cronjob and/or it is not working
In case you have problems with your cron job please follow these steps for troubleshooting:
- Make sure you have followed our tutorial for setting your cron job;
- Make sure the syntax of your command is correct. For this purpose read carefully the manual for the command you are using;
- When setting up the cron job make sure you provide a valid email for receiving the output of your commands. This will help in the debugging.
SiteGround's web hosting servers have a standard setup and all popular Linux commands can be invoked using their standard syntax. Here is an example of a cronjob for lynx:
lynx -source http://example.com/cron.php
There are many popular applications that recommend setting up a cron job. In case you are using Drupal check this link:
We recommend that for all applications you follow the cron instructions literally.
In case you are interested in setting up a complex cron script we can assist you through our development services.
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