How to Disable/Enable the WordPress Cron

To disable the internal WordPress cron job system, open the wp-config.php file in the root of your WordPress installation and locate the following line:

Right under it, add the following code:

How to Enable the WordPress Cron

If you want to enable the WordPress cron again, change it to:


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