Configuring cron jobs with Network Solutions

Last updated on
5 August 2016

Network Solutions , has a unique and complicated setup that tends to cause problems and confusion for Drupal developers. Setting up a cron job is one task that leads to confusion, but it is possible. Here's how, based on this comment:

To run the cron job on Network Solutions:
1. log into you account

2. Go to the "Webhosting" tab
then to the "Configurations" tab
then to "Scheduled Tasks" tab

3. Click on "Add a task" and in the "Program file:" field put in:
wget -O - http://www.Your_domain_name/cron.php

4. Set it up to run every hour and click "Save".