Laravel Cron: The Definitive Guide

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So you wish to automate some tasks in your newly created application with Laravel, say you want to send out birthday messages, promotional emails or you simply want to optimize and back up your database with Laravel Cron periodically. To automate this task, a task scheduling system is required and Cron Job seems like a perfect solution to your need, but Cron job itself is complicated and required strong domain knowledge to be able to set it up properly.

In this article, we are going to explore everything you need to know about Cron Jobs, Laravel Cron Jobs, and the Task Scheduling System, we are going to build projects that leverage the Cron Job to demonstrate how it works and how easy it is to set it up in Laravel.

You can achieve this with the Laravel Cron task output methods: Note that Task Outputs only work on command and exec methods only.

To run your Laravel scheduler in a Shared hosting environment, you need to open the Cron Job tab settings and add the following scripts.

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