Question:

I installed PrestaShop Google Merchant Center (Google Shopping) Module on my server, and I want to set up a cron job to trigger PrestaShop Google Merchant Center (Google Shopping) Module's cron job script. What should I do to set up the cron job?

Answer:

As recommended by Business Tech officially at here, you may use EasyCron to trigger cron job script in PrestaShop Google Merchant Center (Google Shopping) Module.

Our webcron service is best for triggering PrestaShop Google Merchant Center (Google Shopping) Module's cron job script. Just follow below simple steps to configure cron job for your PrestaShop Google Merchant Center (Google Shopping) Module:

  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/modules/gmerchantcenter/cron.php?id_shop=1&token=xxxxxx (replace www.example.com with your install location). Choose an appropriate cron job execution frequancy (for PrestaShop Google Merchant Center (Google Shopping) Module, we recommend to have the cron job run "every day"). Checkout below screenshot:

    Set up cron job for PrestaShop Google Merchant Center (Google Shopping) Module
  4. If necessary, finish the other optional settings.
  5. Click "Create Cron Job" button. You're done! EasyCron will trigger your PrestaShop Google Merchant Center (Google Shopping) Module'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.