[wp-hackers] Making a plugin that runs automatically.

Rob Miller r at robm.me.uk
Thu Sep 14 07:16:01 GMT 2006

CK wrote:
> Hello all,
> I was wondering if I could make a plugin that will run automatically.
> Something like a cron job. Let me give you an example.
> I want to be able to retrieve data form a site say delicious and post
> them in a regular post every day, week or 2 weeks (whatever). But the
> catch is I don't want this to be a hack I want a plugin. Meaning I
> activate it provide with some details and that's it, everything is
> done for me.
> My question is if there is any hook in wp that will allow such
> operation. Of course this can be used in many ways such as "improve"
> the backup plugin to be run automatically.
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Use wp-cron:


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