Cron Settings for SMS Scheduling

  A cron job allows you to run a certain command at times set by the job. For example, you
could set a cron job to run a php file at specific intervals. You need to set up a cron job in order for scheduled SMS to work.
Follow the instructions below to setup cron job for SMS Portal Creator.
To access the Cron Jobs Menu, click on the corresponding icon located on the main screen
of your cPanel interface.
Cron Job
The upper section of the Cron Jobs interface allows you to specify the email address where
you would receive an email each time a cron job is ran for your account.
Cron job Email
You can enter the desired email address in the text box or leave it blank and click the
Update Email button to apply the changes.
The next (lower) section of the Cron Job interface is where you actually set your cron jobs.
Cron Settings
There are several common settings that can be used for setting up your cron jobs. In the
example above we are showing how to setup sms cron job to run every minute. Under
"Common Settings", select "Every minute" or configure it as shown above.
Cron Job
Under the command, type
php /home/user/public_html/components/com_spc/smscron.php .
Substitute "user" with your cpanel username so that if your cpanel username is "coolsms1",
your command will be
php /home/coolsms1/public_html/components/com_spc/smscron.php.
Note that there is space after the php.
Once ready setting up the cron job click the "Add New Cron Job" button and it will be saved
and activated for your account.
The bottom part of the Cron Jobs interface will allow you to edit or delete existing cron jobs.


That’s all you need to do for sms scheduling to work properly.


How to fix it No installation plugin has been enabled - Joomla 3.6

09 September 2016 - 90 Views

Joomla 3.6 is a new


DND Policy - How to Deactivate it

13 August 2016 - 274Views

Guest Level Members

28 July 2016 - 161Views

If you are interested in


How to Run a Successful SMS Marketing Campaign

12 June 2016 - 502 Views

SMS - invest in


Put a background image or color on an article

29 September 2015 - 924Views

How to Fix jquery Issue in joomla

21 July 2015 - 1437Views



How to Fix SMS Counters Issue

21 July 2015 - 1581 Views



Accessing cPanel

07 February 2014 - 1488Views

To access


An Introduction to Branding cPanel for your users

07 February 2014 - 1430Views

How to Create a new


An introduction to reseller access within WHM

07 February 2014 - 2496 Views

What is reseller access


Automated database backup for SPC High Earner

06 February 2014 - 1279Views

SPC high earner comes


Creating MySQL Database and User

22 February 2014 - 1724 Views

Creating a MySQL database


Cron Settings for SMS Scheduling

06 February 2014 - 1579Views

Download Now

09 March 2014 - 3308Views

Here is a PDF version of



05 February 2014 - 5301 Views

To create a


How To Add New User in Joomla Using PHPMyAdmin

15 March 2014 - 1747Views

If you need to create 


How to Choose the Best Web Hosting Provider

07 February 2014 - 1411Views

How to create a cPanel account within WHM

07 February 2014 - 1261 Views

One of the more important


How to Create a Package within WHM

07 February 2014 - 1756Views

To create a