A cron job is an automated background task scheduled to happen at a specific time. A few examples include checking for updates, backups, or sending out reminder notifications. Cron jobs are important because they automate tasks that reduce manual operations to help with security, performance, and functionality for an administrator and all of the users of the server or website.
Log in to the cPanel.
Scroll through the cPanel to find the Cron Job icon. Click on it.
You will then see the Cron Jobs page. The top half of the page looks like the following:
Once you’re on the Cron Jobs page you can add cron jobs, add an email for cron job reports and notifications, and manage existing cron jobs at the bottom of the page where they are listed.