wp cron event <command>

Schedules, runs, and deletes WP-Cron events.

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# Schedule a new cron event
$ wp cron event schedule cron_test
Success: Scheduled event with hook 'cron_test' for 2016-05-31 10:19:16 GMT.

# Run all cron events due right now
$ wp cron event run --due-now
Success: Executed a total of 2 cron events.

# Delete all scheduled cron events for the given hook
$ wp cron event delete cron_test
Success: Deleted 2 instances of the cron event 'cron_test'.

# List scheduled cron events in JSON
$ wp cron event list --fields=hook,next_run --format=json
[{"hook":"wp_version_check","next_run":"2016-05-31 10:15:13"},{"hook":"wp_update_plugins","next_run":"2016-05-31 10:15:13"},{"hook":"wp_update_themes","next_run":"2016-05-31 10:15:14"}]


wp cron event delete

Deletes all scheduled cron events for the given hook.

wp cron event list

Lists scheduled cron events.

wp cron event run

Runs the next scheduled cron event for the given hook.

wp cron event schedule

Schedules a new cron event.

wp cron event unschedule

Unschedules all cron events for a given hook.

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