Question:

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

Answer:

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

  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/phpBB3/mail_digests.php?key=xxxxxx (replace www.example.com with your install location and replace Key value). Choose an appropriate cron job execution frequancy. Checkout below screenshot:

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