Short tutorial on How to Disable Cron Jobs in Wordpress.
It is recommended to disable cron jobs within the WordPress
dashboard for your security and performance purpose. Unnecessary cron jobs may affect the website performance and loading speed.
WordPress uses a file called wp-cron.php as a virtual cron job in order to automate things like publishing scheduled posts, checking for plugin or theme updates, sending email notifications and more.
This would not be efficient on high traffic and your site would result in inefficient performance. So, it is always wise to disable the automatic update on cron jobs and make it manual.
In this short tutorial we will discuss on how to disable cron jobs in wordpress. Follow the steps given below to disable cron jobs in a wordpress for performance and security optimization.
Step 1: Login to your Cpanel → File Manager
Step 2: Go to Public_html → Wordpress Directory
Step 3: Select → wp-config.php file → Right Click → Edit
Step 4: Add the code below highlighted in red:
/** The Database Collate type. Don't change this if in doubt. */
Step 5: Click Save
You have now successfully disabled automatic cron jobs in your wordpress account.