Disabling default WordPress cron
WP-Cron is an internal WordPress function that allows you to create your own task schedules. It allows us to run a saved task that, for example, has been added by us, a plug-in or one of the default WP tasks (e.g. checking if updates are available).
By default, WP-Cron is launched every time you enter a page. Thus, in certain situations, it can cause a noticeable increase in page loading time. Such a situation can occur most often as a result of wrong plug-in adding tasks. In this case it is worth checking if disabling the default cron of WordPress will help.
How to turn off the WP-Cron?
2. In the Files section, select "Files Manager". (alternatively, the file can be accessed using an FTP account).
3. Go to the Wordpress folder and paste at the end of the
4. Save the file to make changes.
Can I use the WP-Cron in any other way?
Yes. If WP-Cron had to be disabled in WordPress and you need it, there is nothing to prevent you from adding it to the cron tasks on the hosting.
Just take a look at the How to add cron job? tutorial, and with that help, add a command
/usr/bin/curl "https://<YOUR-DOMAIN>/wp-cron.php >/dev/null 2>&1
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