What is a cron job?

A cron job is an automated process that operates at predefined time intervals. Cron
jobs are useful for setting up tasks that your computer automatically performs at
specific times, such as backing up your website every night, updating databases
once a week, or sending automated e-mails at specified times.
Cron jobs are included with the Linux Business and Developer Shared Hosting
packages as well as Managed Servers.
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