How to Set up Cron Job to run once in a week?

January 7, 2015 2.8k views

I want to executed my page every week using cron i can achieve that?

Note : Page is already created.

1 Answer

Login via ssh and open the crontab file for your user
$ crontab -e

The following special string should do it
@weekly /path/to/file/

Save the file and exit.

This translates to "0 0 * * 0 /path/to/file" or midnight, every Sunday, the said file (script) will be executed. There will be more information in your crontab if you'd like to change the day of the week.

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