Question:

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

Answer:

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

  1. Open your cron job dashboard, click on " Cron Job" button.
  2. Disable the command scheduler:

    Disable the command scheduler
  3. In field "URL to call", enter http://www.example.com/system/cron/cron.php (replace www.example.com with your install location). Choose an appropriate cron job execution frequancy.

    Set up cron job for Contao
  4. If necessary, finish the other optional settings.
  5. Click "Create Cron Job" button. You're done! EasyCron will trigger your Contao's 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.