This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



SetCron allows you to schedule cronjobs on your wordpress admin panel. SetCron works by pinging your designated urls periodically according to your settings via an automator.

Features include:

  • Full crontab functionality
  • Timezone support
  • Start / Stop settings
  • Unlimited executions (Run every minute)
  • Email Reports
  • Failure Notifications
  • Execution Statistics

This service entitles you to 1 free cronjob but you do need to signup for an API key at

Sign up takes less than 30 seconds and you can use gmail, yahoo or facebook to login.

If you have any questions, please do email us at

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  • Install SetCron plugin.
  • Go to SetCron page.
  • Enter your API Key.
  • Now you are ready schedule cronjobs for your application.


  1. Upload the setcron folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory or upload the setcron zip file directly at Plugins -> Add New -> Upload
  2. Activate the Plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to the SetCron menu.
  4. You will see a notification to add an API key.
  5. Go to the Settings -> SetCron and enter your API key
  6. If you don’t have an API key, you have to sign up at
  7. Once you have enter a valid API key, you can add, edit and delete your scheduled tasks which will execute periodically according to the crontab setting of each task.


SetCron provides support and FAQs for all its users here. You may also post your request here at the support tab.

Contributors & Developers

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Tested against wordpress version 4.2.x.


Edited readme.txt.


Added delete function under ‘Bulk Actions’.


Removed some unused files and folders from assets.


Updated readme.txt.


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