Question:

I installed BackUpWordPress on my server, and I want to set up a cron job to trigger BackUpWordPress' cron job script. What should I do to set up the cron job?

Answer:

Our webcron service is best for triggering BackUpWordPress' cron job script. Just follow below simple steps to configure cron job for your BackUpWordPress:

  1. Open your cron job dashboard, click on " Cron Job" button.
  2. Set Schedule settings at:

    Set Schedule settings
  3. In field "URL to call", enter: http://www.example.com/wp-cron.php (replace www.example.com with your install location). Choose an appropriate cron job execution frequancy (for BackUpWordPress, we recommend to have the cron job run "every day"). Checkout below screenshot:

    Set up cron job for BackUpWordPress
  4. If necessary, finish the other optional settings.
  5. Click "Create Cron Job" button. You're done! EasyCron will trigger your BackUpWordPress' cron job script dutifully according to your time setting.
  6. If you haven't registered your EasyCron account yet, click on the "add a password" link on the top to add an email and password to your account.