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Setting up a Cron Job to call wp-cron
I have a wordpress website running a LearnDash with the Notifications Add-on. LearnDash recommends a Cron Job to manage this process because the native Wordpress mail setup isn’t sufficient. Here’s an article from LearnDash explaining this.
I followed this article to set up a cron job but it doesn’t seem to be working.
Any ideas why?
Here is my crontab after following the steps and running crontab -l:
# Edit this file to introduce tasks to be run by cron. # # Each task to run has to be defined through a single line # indicating with different fields when the task will be run # and what command to run for the task # # To define the time you can provide concrete values for # minute (m), hour (h), day of month (dom), month (mon), # and day of week (dow) or use '*' in these fields (for 'any').# # Notice that tasks will be started based on the cron's system # daemon's notion of time and timezones. # # Output of the crontab jobs (including errors) is sent through # email to the user the crontab file belongs to (unless redirected). # # For example, you can run a backup of all your user accounts # at 5 a.m every week with: # 0 5 * * 1 tar -zcf /var/backups/home.tgz /home/ # # For more information see the manual pages of crontab(5) and cron(8) # # m h dom mon dow command * * * * * wget -q -O - 'https://puredesire.org/wp-cron.php?doing_wp_cron&cron=true'
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