We want to make it very clear up front for you NOT TO ABUSE this
feature. In the event that we determine that you are abusing the system
from your use of this feature, it will be disabled and we will not
argue the point with any client. If you know how to use Crontab, then
you are quite aware of the drain that this feature can cause on a server.
1. Limit the number of processes that you run
A "Cron Job" is used when you need something to happen on a regular basis. A reminder email weekly, a script that needs to run nightly-weekly-monthly, etc. If you have setup a CGI or PHP script that requires a Cron Job this is where you can set it up.
From your control panel, click on "Cron Jobs". You will see 5 small textbox fields and one large one. The five small ones correspond to their titles of
Minute, Hour, Day, Month, Weekday.
This is how you tell it WHEN to run. Here are some examples:
You have a script that needs to run once a week and you want it to run
at 11:30 pm every Saturday night. You would enter into the corresponding