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Create Cron jobs

Cron is a standard Linux feature that lets you schedule tasks, called "Cron Jobs," to run unattended at a specified frequency.

Note: You need to understand Linux commands to use Cron jobs effectively.

  1. Go to your GoDaddy product page.
  2. Under Web Hosting, next to the Linux Hosting account you want to use, select Manage.
    select manage
  3. In the account Dashboard, select cPanel Admin.
  4. In the cPanel Home page, in the Advanced section, select Cron Jobs.
  5. In the cPanel Cron Jobs page, enter the necessary information. For help, see the cPanel Cron Jobs feature documentation.
  6. Click Add New Cron Job.

More info

You can call PHP scripts for Cron Jobs by using the following in the Command field:
/usr/local/bin/php -q /home/[user name]/[path to the file]
You can also Edit and Delete Cron jobs from this page.