I recently want to add a newsletter function to my site. One of a newsletter software satisfy my demands. But it need to setup the Cronjobs in my web hosting. I really have no idea about what is Cronjobs. Anyone can help me?
It tells me that in their demo site,
The setup processe of a cronjob depends on the hosting software you are using (Plesk, cPanel). Then add the commands bellow.
wget -O - -q -t 1 http:/x.xxx.xxx/newsletter_sendmail.php?key=hZwtPALP\&user_id=1
But I really do not know where I can find the commands? Thank you.
one more question would be is it a VPS or do you have a control panel at all? :-D
than what's Cronjob? it is a deamon that runs scripts [in simple words..] and on a Linux box you can add a job by editing the actual users crontable by issuing "crontab -e" [command line] and adding the "job" on a new line , before the command the frequency of the job needs to be specified.
Or you can just simply use the pre-configured /etc/cron.daily, /etc/cron.weekly or /etc/cron.weekly directory and copy a script directly into one of these folder [which folder - it depends on what frequency you want it to be run [daily,weekly etc.]
But on a shared hosting use the control panel