Support » Plugin: WordPress Auto-updates » Compatible with External Cron?

  • Hello there,
    I disabled WP CRON in the wp-config.php file, in favor of an external cron that runs every 15 minutes.

    The url that is pinged every 15 minutes is:

    Now, it seems that the external cron is working properly with the other plugins I have installed. I have checked the Site Health and it has not thrown any cron errors.

    However, on the WP Plugins Page, I see ‘WP-Cron is disabled. Automatic updates not available.’ and none of the

    Perhaps I have not setup my external cron correctly, I am open to this being the case as I’m not the most technical person. I thought the query ‘?doing_wp_cron’ could be the issue.

    Either way, thanks for this useful plugin! It has been extremely helpful. If anyone could let me know if this plugin supports external crons I am sure that is all I need to know, and I can troubleshoot my setup.

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