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What if WordPress wp-cron isn’t working?

WordPress and many of its plugins need to wake up and do some work for example to shedule posts, maintenance, refresh caching and so on.
Normally it does this while a visitor or searchengine requests a page and this slows down this user or searchengine which leads to suboptimal expirience or downgrades on the ranking.

So many people disable this behavior and run a linux sheduler (cronjob) to call the wp-cron.php file by themself over HTTP. Continue reading