[wp-hackers] ALTERNATE_WP_CRON... Is it worth it?

Abdussamad Abdurrazzaq abdussamad at abdussamad.com
Wed Oct 10 08:05:19 UTC 2012

I think Ben is talking about sites like:


Sign up and set them to fetch /wp-cron.php periodically.

But may I ask why you can't just setup a server side cron job? That 
would be ideal in this situation.

On 10/10/2012 02:57 AM, Micky Hulse wrote:
> Hi Ben!
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 2:52 PM, Ben Lobaugh <lists at lobaugh.net> wrote:
>> P.S. If you are forced to use the work around you could setup one of the
>> dozens of free ping services to hit your site in an attempt to counter the
>> bad behavior
> Interesting... I hate to sound like a dunce, but could you elaborate
> just a bit further? :)
> Thanks!!!

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