Add an external cron-job: cron-job.org

Using an external cron-job service like cron-job.org is the easiest solution to creating cron-jobs quickly.

Are you hosted on SiteGround?

cron-job.org no longer works for SiteGround, please use the SiteGround method instead!

Create an account.

Create an account on cron-job.org to start the process.

Once you’ve created an account, go through their email confirmation process and log in.

Go to the Members Area

Navigate to the "Members" page.

Create a new cron-job

Navigate to the cronjobs page in the member's area and click Create cronjob.

Add cron-job settings

Add the settings for the cron-job by following the image below.

Title: Your site title 
Address: https://mysite.com/wp-cron.php (replace with your site) 
Schedule: Every 1 minute(s)

Create the job and you’re finished.

Whitelist cron-job.org IP addresses

Some hosts may block traffic from cron-job.org or perceive the consistent requests as an attack. To prevent this you should ask your host to whitelist the following IP addresses.

  • 195.201.26.157
  • 116.203.134.67
  • 116.203.129.16
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