[resolved] Editing wp-o-matic cron command (2 posts)

  1. phildazz
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hi, I'm having a problem with my rss feed, the fetch works fine with Word Press but the actual cron job fails with this message "curl: (6) Couldn't resolve host 'wp-o-matic'". I think the problem is with my wp-o-matic cron command under the options. initially I posted the command from Word Press as was given:

    Unix cron
    Cron command:
    */20 * * * * /usr/bin/curl http://quickfixweightlossdiets.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-o-matic/cron.php?code=xxxxxxxx

    WebCron-ready URL:

    I think the cron command characters at the beginning "*/20 * * * * /" should be removed in order to make it work but there's no way of editing it. Does anyone know how to edit the cron command code.

    Thanks Phildazz

  2. phildazz
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I solved the cron job problem by completely removing the cron job fron my HostGator ==> CPanel ==> Advanced == Cron job. If you're using wp-o-matic for posting content to your blog then you don't need to run a cron job; it will only clash with wp-o-matic and prevent it from posting by producing an error. Wp-o-matic works like a DreamDancer on its own.

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