How can I Run a sql (update) after 12 hours after the user login (for Woocommerce users)

After 12 hours after a user login, I want to run a sql/ function to update a value in the database.

To set a value to '0' again.


You could do something like this (this code has not been testedt).

function schedule_sql_command($user_login, $user) { 
  // 12 hours in seconds.
  $from_now = 12 * 60 * 60;
  // schedule a call to a custom hook passing in the user's ID
  wp_schedule_single_event(time() + $from_now, 'run_sql_command', array( $user->ID) );

// this is the custom hook that takes the user_id as a param
function run_sql_command($user_id) { 
 global $wpdb;
 $wpdb->query("Your query here using $user_id"); 
// Hook when user logs in
add_action( 'wp_login', 'schedule_sql_command') ; 
  • It doesn't work even though it seems a good solution. The code breaks up – Nabil Dabbagh Feb 25 at 13:53
  • I think do_action() is the problem. Should write add_action(). but it doesn't change the vlaue in the databse anway :( – Nabil Dabbagh Feb 26 at 8:07
  • Yeah it should have been add_action() code updated. Try using the crontrol plugin to see scheduled events – Coder At Heart Feb 26 at 8:35

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