A cron job is an automated task, that performs a specific action - generally running some script inside a hosting account. The task is scheduled, so that it will run regularly - weekly, daily, hourly and so on. There are lots of reasons to employ a cron job for your sites. For example, you can get daily reports how many site visitors have signed up on your website, some temporary folder may be emptied automatically once a week or a backup of your content can be made in a separate folder inside your website hosting account. Making use of cron jobs will help you with the management of your websites because you'll be able to have lots of things executed automatically and have reports about them, in lieu of spending precious time and efforts to complete them yourself.

Cron Jobs in Cloud Hosting

Our intuitive Hepsia Hosting Control Panel will help you to create cron jobs in no time. If you do not have prior knowledge of these kinds of things, you will find a really user-friendly interface where you could schedule the execution of the cron, selecting one or several time possibilities - months, days, hours, minutes, or exact weekdays. The sole thing that you will have to enter manually is the precise command to be run, which includes the path for PHP, Perl and Python scripts and also the path to the particular file that will be executed. More experienced customers can also use the Advanced mode of our tool and type in by hand the execution period using numbers and asterisks. If you want more crons than your cloud hosting package lets you have, you're able to upgrade this characteristic in increments of five with a few mouse clicks.