[wp-hackers] Introduction

Barry Carlyon barry at barrycarlyon.co.uk
Thu Mar 3 16:39:52 UTC 2011

Events don't have to run at the minimum of an hour.

You can create your own schedule(s)/time to run

This should help: http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Filter_Reference/cron_schedules

I'll dig out some sample code later if you need?


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On 3 Mar 2011, at 16:31, Craig Russell wrote:

> Hello list,
> I thought I'd introduce myself.
> My name's Craig Russell, I'm an IT Systems specialist living in Leicester UK.
> I'm recently returning to Wordpress development after a long
> sabbatical. I used to freelance, writing themes and plug-ins and
> what-not, but since getting a 9-5 that's all taken a back seat.
> I've been reacquainting myself with the platform over the past few
> months, things have moved on a long way. Custom posts. Automatic
> updates. Widgets! My my you have all been busy. :)
> My day job has me working in identity management; LDAP directories,
> data synchronisation, federated authentication systems... But for as
> much as I enjoy this, my developer itch needs scratching.
> So here I am, to bend my ear towards the discussion, and to contribute
> where I can.
> Also I do have a question. I posted on the forums, but perhaps this is
> a more appropriate place?
> I'm wondering about the time intervals for scheduled events. Why at
> most can events run at hourly intervals, not any more frequently? What
> was the rationale behind this decision?
> http://wordpress.org/support/topic/scheduled-events
> All the best
> Craig
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