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Creating cron jobs makes it easier to automate common tasks scheduled to run by the system. In most cases, a cron job is beneficial when you need to run simple tasks from a script. Many website owners utilize cron jobs to save time and automate tasks.
Step 1. Log into cPanel
Step 2. Select Cron Jobs from the Advanced Section
Step 3. Scroll down the page to common settings and select the frequency and duration for your cron jobs. The drop-down menu has prefilled settings to choose from.
Step 4. Enter the command you would like to run in the command field
Step 5. Click Add New Cron Job
Step 6. You will then see a confirmation on the screen confirming that the job has been added
In the Command text box, add > /dev/null 2>&1 to the end of your cron job line to disable email notifications.
Written by Hostwinds Team / November 13, 2018