A cron job is an automated task, which performs a certain action - generally running some script inside a website hosting account. The task is pre-set, therefore it will run on a regular basis - hourly, daily, weekly etc. There are numerous good reasons to make use of a cron job for your sites. For instance, you can get regular reports how many site visitors have registered on your website, some temporary folder can be emptied automatically per week or a backup of the content may be generated in a standalone folder in your web hosting account. Employing cron jobs will help you with the administration of your websites as you'll be able to have many things completed automatically and get reports about them, rather than spending precious time and efforts to do them yourself.

Cron Jobs in Cloud Hosting

Our easy to use Hepsia Hosting Control Panel will help you to create cron jobs effortlessly. If you do not have prior experience with such things, you will find a really easy-to-use interface where you could plan the execution of your cron, selecting one or several time possibilities - months, days, hours, minutes, or exact weekdays. The one thing that you have to enter yourself is the specific command to be executed, which includes the path for PHP, Perl and Python scripts and the path to the actual file that will be executed. More skillful users can also make use of the Advanced mode of our instrument and type in by hand the execution time period with numbers and asterisks. If you'd like additional crons than your cloud hosting package enables you to have, you're able to upgrade this feature in increments of five with a few clicks.