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What is Cron in Drupal?
What work does Cron do?

Drupal Configuration-Management-in-Admin-Interface 08-09 min 40-50 sec 28-08-16, 2:41 p.m. drupal-021


Cron is something which is executed at a certain interval of times to do some sort of task! Such as delete temporary files after some period of time
28-08-16, 2:45 p.m. drupal-244

<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: &quot;Lucida Grande&quot;, &quot;Lucida Sans Unicode&quot;, &quot;DejaVu Sans&quot;, &quot;Lucida Sans&quot;, sans-serif; font-size: 13.008px; line-height: 20.0063px;">Cron takes care of running periodic tasks like checking for updates and indexing content for search.</span>
28-08-16, 2:50 p.m. drupal-125

Cron is a feature in Drupal which helps to schedule the periodic jobs, for example, if a notification has to be sent of of Drupal Application every hour, then this can be done using Cron. This tutorial helps explains Cron in detail - 
28-08-16, 3:20 p.m. drupal-241

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