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“Missed schedule” posting bug

I have a low traffic WordPress (4.5.3) site at http://brandgrowmedia.ca/. When a blog post is scheduled, it frequently (~80% of the time) does not post and is marked as "Missed schedule". I looked ...
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Can a scheduler be set on submit of a form in wordpress?

I need a scheduler to automatically update a WordPress website with the new csv after a certain interval. I found many examples of wp_schedule_event but all were creating cron job on activation of ...
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crontab wp-cron.php on multisite path-based network: one for each path? Or just one for the root?

I have a single wordpress with multisite config enabled: define( 'WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true ); I want disable internal cron in wp-config.php with: define('DISABLE_WP_CRON', true); My multisite ...
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Automate Search Replace wp_posts content

I am currently replacing wp_posts content using the below sql query update wp_posts set post_content = replace(post_content,'old text','new text'); I use phpmyadmin currently. However I would want ...
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Remove Featured Images from Posts Older Than a Certain Date

I run a network of sites, with hundreds of editors, and lately we've had image copyright trolls coming after us. Most of these images are a year old or older, so we're looking to remove all images ...
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Set up a wp_cron to work daily, and set up a real cpanel chron, but its not working

So I followed all the instructions on this page https://support.hostgator.com/articles/specialized-help/technical/wordpress/how-to-replace-wordpress-cron-with-a-real-cron-job disabled wp_cron, and ...
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WordPress Scheduled Task Not Firing

I want to echo a string after a time period using WordPress scheduling. Below is my code in functions.php. Nothing gets printed through echo statement and also there is no error. Please guide what am ...
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WordPress: Cron locking and Queue

I have some CPU intensive scripts that I don't want to run concurrently. Every now and again the scripts will overlap and crash the server. Already at 2GB and the mysql container still crashes. I ...
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How to have a cron execute at a certain time on a certain day of the week

What's the best way to set a WP cron to fire once every Friday at 7PM EST? I know I could do something like the following, but if I understand correctly it will fire once right away, then reschedule a ...
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Cron and WP Super Cache in Preload Mode

I disabled WordPress Cron and configured a real Cron (Linux Cron) to hit wp-cron.php every 8 hours, but I'm not sure how it affects the behavior of WP Super Cache in Preload Mode. As far as I know, ...
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cron job to auto delete posts of a specific post type older than x days

I want to delete all posts of a specific post type (in this case "vfb_entry") that are older than 60 days. The cron job should run once a day. I have the following code but it's not working if I ...
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WordPress Cron Job in Bookly Plugin [closed]

Hell, Friends. I am using WordPress Bookly Plugin. I want to send emails to customers daily using cron. Plugin is aksing this words to me "To send scheduled notifications please execute the following ...
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wp_schedule_event get value from database Not Working

I'm develop plugin auto post, but my event schedule not working. the function only work when browser open. i get data from database. i want have dynamic dropdown add_filter( 'cron_schedules', '...
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Cron job not working - Can't see in the queue attached

I have a custom schedule defined for a cron job to be triggered. This is how my code looks: <?php //wp-config define('DISABLE_WP_CRON', true); //Plugin file register_activation_hook( '__FILE__', '...
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Wordpress cron is running with previously set time intervals and not the updated one

For testing purposes I keep short time intervals for cron and when the functionality is working fine, I change it to the required time interval. Whenever I change the time intervals for ex: from '...
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WP Cron as Fast as WordPress AJAX?

I have a question about performing a very long and resource intensive task within WordPress. Here is the scenario. I have a plugin that allows users to run a task that takes a very long time and ...
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How to setup a mail list with 2 hour autoresponder?

I have a WordPress blog and I want to put my product behind a subscribe list sign up. Here are my requirements: Need subscribe list to work with WordPress or Dreamhost (my hosting company is ...
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How to make mailing queue using php's mail() function

I have a site running WordPress 4.3.1 and a hosts mail() limit of 14 mails per 5 minutes (Which is 2 mails per minute) and cron limit of min 5 minutes, and I am running everyone can register, Profile ...
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Can you register two cron events in a single function?

Take the following: public static function activate() { wp_schedule_event( time(), 'twicedaily', 'process_rss_items' ); wp_schedule_event( time(), 'minute_15', 'process_top_news' ); } // end ...
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Multiple wp_schedule_event cron jobs in plugin cause multi-execution

over the last week I have been working on some cron jobs for a real-estate website that has hundreds of updates/deletes and new posts added each day. I am very near the end now and looking to ...
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“Error establishing database connection” when trying to run script through crontab

I'm trying to run a function every 60 minutes using crontab in an elasticbeanstalk environment in AWS, this is my cron: */2 * * * * cd /var/www/html; /usr/bin/php /var/www/html/import_jobs_cron.php ...
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What is the cron doing?

So I installed the P3 plugin to analyze the plugin load time at my site. It was OK at the actually analyzing but just a really poor plugin that basically crashed my server which has great specs over ...
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Huge cron option_value into wp_options table

I recently noticed after performance errors and failure that the memory that a single request was consuming (either front or back) was increased rapidly. After hours of experiments and research I ...
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Cancel/Stop a currently ongoing scheduled cron event?

If I scheduled a CPU-intensive job via a cron scheduled event, how do I go about stopping it or cancelling the job while it is currently running?
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Email Inactive User on WordPress

I have seen this question all over but never seen an answer... I am using Paid Membership Pro and want to be able to have an automatic email go out if a user has not logged in for X number of days ...
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Wordpress cron isn't scheduled on amazon web services

I'm trying to setup a cron to run every hour, it works fine on my local vagrant box, but it doesn't seem to schedule properly on aws(elastic beanstalk). Here's the code: register_activation_hook(...
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Run function with linux cron job in Wordpress

I know that WordPress has a faux cron that is called like so when a user visits the page. register_activation_hook(__FILE__, 'my_activation'); add_action('my_hourly_event', 'do_this_hourly'); ...
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Can't access wp_filesystem in cron function

I'm writing a plugin for integrating WP with Visma. It will basically spit out an XML file every third hour using wp cron (going to setup server cron for wp-cron.php on the live site) and save it to ...
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wp cron job fires at every second or so, if callback is wrapped with DOING_CRON check it never fires at all

I am a bit lost while dealing with a open source plugin implementing wp cron. You can read about the problem on github https://github.com/nekojira/wp-currencies/issues/6#issuecomment-116735909 - I ...
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Schedule WordPress Auto-Updates to only run during business hours

We've turned on WordPress Auto-Updates (yey!), but, just in case this does break anything, we'd like to only run Auto-Updates during daylight hours (e.g. 09:00 - 17:30). We have the "on init" WP-Cron ...
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Set post to unpublished after one week depending on condition

I have a post type with a custom field checkbox. If this checkbox is checked and the post is published, I want to unpublish when one week has passed since last modified date. How would I go about ...
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WP cron doesn't pass through my arguments

I've been trying to import some posts trough a cron action. The problem is my last step. Everything is going well, except for the execution of the cron. It is only passing trough the first argument. ...
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wp_schedule_event action not running

It seems like all the answers on here for this question end up being a syntax error, however I'm not seeing it here. I'm trying to setup a daily job here that will run through all my 'vacation' ...
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Wp_Schedule_Event every day at specific time

I write Following code to run my function every day at 16:20 .. But I guess is the problem in code.. not working Epoch timestamp: 1427488800 3/28/2015 1:10:00 AM if( !wp_next_scheduled( '...
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Wordpress Multisite Cron Issue

I'm having some very weird cron issues. I was looking to run cron on a multisite subfolder install. And I user Debug Bar Cron plugin to see my cron jobs. I can see that the cron jobs are running fine ...
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Delete thousands of cron jobs

I discovered that I have 29,000 cron jobs in my WordPress database from deactivated and deleted plugins. I have tried a number of optimizer plugins but the huge number of cron jobs means I can't ...
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Schedule cron don't work

I try to set up a cronjob. It seems like it run the le_schedule function but not the le_do_this function. I also tried some cronjob plugins, some says it runs and some says it fails. In this case it ...
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Web Scraping with Cron

I'm currently scraping prices from three websites using xPath, but since it updates on every page load, it makes loading slow. What I would like to do is store that data and only update it weekly. So: ...
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Store partial database to an archive database time to time

As the community knows me that I'm not a PHP Developer by core, but trying to be one. With the company I'm working, I developed many WordPress powered News Portals, where- They publish at least 30 - ...
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Best place to keep files that are called by cron jobs?

I am interesting in setting up a Wordpress Website which needs to keep updating certain custom database tables after fetching data from RESTful Web Services, lets say once in a day. I can achieve ...
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wordpress.org disallowing my plugin becuase of loading core files in cron cpanel file

I made a plugin and trying to install on wordpress.org but Wordpress is giving me error message that ## Calling core loading files directly is incorrect. I am using a cron file in my plugin.This cron ...
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does wordpress auto update work without a cron job?

I'm a bit on a loss here. Since WP 3.7 you can update your wordpress automatically. Since then it's more hit and miss on several servers here. I would like to understand, if it is enough to enable ...
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Script or plugin to send activation email automatically again after 2 hours

I'd like to set a cron job on my server to run an automated script that would tell Wordpress to: Check the users that have signed-up but not logged-in in the last 2 hours. Resend the welcome email ...
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Cron Job to Delete over 30 days old post from post type

This is my first time creating a WP cron job and I would like to have someone else review it for mistakes. I wrote this cron job to delete temporary wishlists that are over 30 days old. The wishlists ...
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setting up a wp cron job

I am a bit new to wp-cron job. I think i understand the concept but lack the implementation. i read a lot of tutorials on how to implement including this post: Run function at specific time but still ...
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XML Imported Custom Posts

I have an xml feed populating a custom post type. I need the custom post type to add the first imported image as the featured image. I have come across the following function and adapted it: ...
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Display a random tag but using cron to control frequency of change

Background - I have created a shortcode in functions.php which adds a single random tag with it's link and description to a widget in my sidebar. This is my existing code... function ...
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Scheduled event occurring each page load, but supposed to happen daily

I have a scheduled event that is supposed to occur only once a day at 12am. However, for some reason my scheduled event is happening on each page load and I can't figure out why. The default ...
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wp_schedule_event not working?

I cannot get a Wordpress cron to trigger. I am trying to run this code to see if I can get an email sent to me hourly. It's taken directly from the Wordpress examples here: http://codex.wordpress.org/...
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Problem with W3 Total Cache Interfering with Cron Jobs [closed]

I'm having an issue on a site where I schedule posts and they all miss their schedule every time and end up having to be manually published later in the day. I have WP cron disabled (define('...