WP Cron HTTP Auth

Description

This plugin enables WP Cron on sites using HTTP Authorization.

How to use: Visit the plugin settings, enter your HTTP Auth credentials, save changes, and done.

Everything happens silently and automatically in the background.

Privacy

This plugin does not collect or store any user data. It does not set any cookies, and it does not connect to any third-party locations. Thus, this plugin does not affect user privacy in any way.

Screenshots

  • Plugin settings

Installation

Installing the Plugin

  1. Upload the plugin to your blog and activate
  2. Visit the plugin settings to configure options

More info on installing WP plugins

Uninstalling

This plugin cleans up after itself. All plugin settings will be removed from your database when the plugin is uninstalled via the Plugins screen.

Restore Default Options

To restore default options, uninstall the plugin via the WP Plugins screen, and then reinstall.

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FAQ

Does this work for WP Multisite?

Yes, this plugin works great on Multisite.

Got a question?

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Reviews

July 21, 2019
Sweet little plugin, that does a great and helpful job! Thank you Jeff
January 19, 2019
I was beating my head against the wall trying to figure out why my staging site was not running wp-cron. Google Search brought me to this plugin that (1) Told me why wp-cron wasn't running and (2) Fixed the problem, quickly and easily.
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Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Change log

If you like WP Cron HTTP Auth, please take a moment to give a 5-star rating. It helps to keep development and support going strong. Thank you!

1.6 (2019/09/02)

  • Updates some links to https
  • Generates new default translation template
  • Tests on WordPress 5.3 (alpha)

1.5 (2019/05/01)

  • Bumps minimum PHP version to 5.6.20
  • Updates default translation template
  • Tests on WordPress 5.2

1.4 (2019/03/10)

  • Changes Password input to type “password”
  • Adds check for admin user for settings shortcut link
  • Tweaks plugin settings screen UI
  • Generates new default translation template
  • Tests on WordPress 5.1 and 5.2 (alpha)

1.3 (2019/02/20)

  • Just a version bump for compat with WP 5.1
  • Full update coming soon 🙂

1.2 (2018/11/16)

  • Adds homepage link to Plugins screen
  • Updates default translation template
  • Tests on WordPress 5.0 (beta)

1.1 (2018/08/20)

  • Adds screenshot and icons for WP Plugin Directory
  • Adds “rate plugin” links on Plugins and settings page
  • Adds rel="noopener noreferrer" to all blank-target links
  • Updates GDPR blurb and donate link
  • Generates default translation template
  • Further tests on WP 4.9 + 5.0 (alpha)

1.0 (2018/05/18)

  • Initial release