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What The Cron


What The Cron is a lightweight plugin that seeks to answer the question “is my WordPress cron running?”.

What The Cron adds a WordPress admin Tools page that displays WP-Cron specific config values, schedules, and events. It also runs a ping every minute to check if the cron is running and will show a warning if there seems to be an issue as well as displaying which events are overdue.


  • The What The Cron admin screen


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“What The Cron” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Update requires WP to 5.3


  • Make relative times respect timezone


  • Initial release