Question:

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

Answer:

As recommended by CoreJoomla officially at here, you may use EasyCron to trigger cron job script in CoreJoomla.

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

  1. Open your cron job dashboard, click on " Cron Job" button.
  2. Copy cron job URL at:

    Copy cron job URL
  3. In field "URL to call", paste the URL you copied. e.g. http://www.example.com/index.php?option=com_cjlib&task=process&secret=xxxxxx (replace www.example.com with your install location and replace secret with your secret key). Choose an appropriate cron job execution frequancy. Checkout below screenshot:

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