Plugin Reviews

WP Crontrol

WP Crontrol lets you view and control what's happening in the WP-Cron system.

54 reviews
Average Rating
4.9 out of 5 stars
Very useful - should be part of WP core
By , for WP 4.6

While every plugin has its limitations, beyond a minor time display issue, this plugin is perfect.

Many times I've created scheduled tasks using hooks that just didn't properly register new schedules. With this plugin, this all becomes a non-issue (and saves a few lines coding schedules). Kudos to the developer(s), and thank you for the time invested!

Get CRONtrol!! Great plugin, strongly recommended, 5 stars.
By , for WP 4.5.3

This plugin is super useful. Shows what CRON jobs should run, excellent first step in understanding what's going on and if it's working or not.

5 Stars right there.

Also, you can create new cron jobs and trigger existing ones to run, 5 bonus stars on top.

5 Stars

Works exactly as required
By , for WP 4.5.3

Easy zero-config installation, does what I need it to do and works exactly as expected - can't ask for more than that!

Works great
By , for WP 4.5.3

I found the add PHP cron event very useful.

Smooth Criminal
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Fantastic User Interface and it works as promised!!!

Works like a charm
By , for WP 4.5.3

Does exactly what it says on the tin.

One of indispensable plugins for developers.
By , for WP 4.5.2

I can see all the cron processes. This plugin allows me to edit, delete, and run them.
I think it's a model plugin. Simple interface and works charm.

Works great for scheduling your own "cron" jobs
By , for WP 4.5.2

I use this to run some code that needs to execute every night. Works great! Just set up your own action hook in a plugin or theme, and call it with this plugin. Many thanks!

This is awesome! If WP was dev only, this could be core.
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Fortunately anyone can use WordPress, so it wouldn't make sense to have a cron job viewer be a built-in feature, but I was doing my first real cron work this week, and waited an hour to see if everything happened naturally.

I followed the Codex to the letter, so I even had the activation/deactivation going smoothly, did the examples right and just hooked into it with my function (go and grab a feed of info from JSON and use it to create new posts if they don't already exist by that title).

Come to find out, it didn't fire. I screwed up the JSON notation (how would you say that? It's redundant =)

Anyway, I am not a patient man, so I went looking for something like this plug-in to make sure it was at least on the server's mind, and that I did that part correctly.

It noticed it, found it by name, told me the next time it would naturally fire, and instead of having to edit it to force it to start a new hourly schedule (which would have been cool anyway), it kept the schedule but let me fire it once after I fixed the feed. Boom! New posts.

So it's perfectly functional, and slick and easy to use even if you're new to the whole mix. Makes sense why this is a core developer. They know how to keep with the spirit of everything WP.

God bless!

Simple and useful
By , for WP 4.4.2

It's exactly what you need if you want to understand what is going on with wp-cron and fix if something is wrong there.
Moreover it has simple and clear UI and clear FAQ - well done!!!

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