Here’s an insightful post on the Pressjitsu blog on why it might be a good idea for you to trigger WP-Cron exclusively via a CLI process. (It might be better yet to skip WP-Cron).
WordPress success stories are great, but this time, you’re going to read about a failure. It’s about the Speed Booster Pack plugin and the depressing, constant decline of its active installs.
Over in SpinupWP‘s impressive and broadly useful documentation pages, there’s a great new mini-tutorial on the best way to set up scheduled events in WordPress. It also explains why the default WP-Cron configuration is truly “terrible.” ⏰ TLDR: For something more reliable than WP-Cron, you might want to consider something like a Unix cron in…