8 years ago
Is there any form or pseudo-cron in bbPress?
Not yet. They may one day import the code from WordPress or eventually BackPress may solve the issue.
What is it you wanted to do with cron? There’s probably a way to do it from another system with the ability to schedule tasks, especially if it’s URL based.
I was thinking of making a plugin that would allow temporary blocking/bozo-ing/inactive-ing on a timer.
Need more info.
If it’s a plugin, and there’s a management page, maybe you could just hit the URL from another system that does have the ability to schedule tasks?
I never looked into how WordPress does pseudo cron…
If I skipped the cron thing entirely, it would only mean one extra database query per pageload, anyway, so I guess I don’t need to worry about it.
There used to be a plugin that was hooked to someone marking an item as a favorite: that was the only time it would run. If you wanted to run it manually, you just marked something a favorite. That was a random sort of way to run it occasionally.
I think this was the plugin:
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