[wp-hackers] Cron and long running processes

Sean Hickey seanhickey at gmail.com
Sun Jul 27 17:24:43 GMT 2008

> From what I recall it spawns of a second HTTP request out-of-band of the
> user request to call the page.
> So a long running process should not affect the user.
> However,  you can only run for as long as the runtime limit set for your php
> pages by your host.
> westi

Thanks Westi.. That's just the info I was looking for. I'm hoping I
can skirt the runtime limit by using the set_time_limit() function.

- Sean

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