How to Schedule Cron Emails
What is Cron?
Cron jobs are scheduled tasks that the system runs at predefined times or intervals. Typically, a cron job contains a series of simple tasks that the system runs from a script file.
Since Email Subscribers 4.0, emails are send using Cron. Cron send emails on a regular interval and it can be very from seconds to minutes, hours, weeks, months or may be years..
How to setup Cron?
WordPress Cron is enable by default. But, as mentioned we shouldn’t rely on WordPress Cron for sending emails.
So, here are the steps to setup Cron.
- If you are using Email Subscribers Premium, you don’t have to do anything. As soon as you activate the plugin, We will register your Cron with us and we will manage it.But, if you are not using Email Subscribers Premium, please go to Email Subscribers > Settings > Email Sending and copy Cron URL.
- Here’s the documentation on how to setup Cron on server
How can I check if the scheduled cron jobs are properly executed?
Plugin will send one email to admin whenever the cron job is triggered successfully.