[wp-forums] Namesco.co.uk: Blocks wp-cron
danielx386 at gmail.com
Mon May 14 12:42:30 UTC 2012
How can it be a security issue? As long as suPHP is installed and the
configuration is right no one should be able to touch other users
files. Other configuration would need to be check but there is no
reason to disable it for security reasons.
On 5/14/12, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> The wp-cron.php is not a normal "cron job", and should work on most
> hosting regardless of whether they support it or not. If the normal
> method doesn't work, try adding this to the wp-config.php file:
> define('ALTERNATE_WP_CRON', true);
> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 7:02 AM, esmi at quirm dot net <esmi at quirm.net>
>> Just a general heads up...
>> Anyone trying to use WP with Namesco.co.uk shared hosting will have their
>> install effectively crippled in relation to any cron jobs. So post
>> scheduling will fail as will any plugins that rely on wp-cron.php.
>> Apparently Namesco (who are a fairly big, well-established, UK company)
>> that cron jobs on shared hosting constitutes a security issue. :-/
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