wp-cron and cron
Normal WordPress operation has a cron like functionality that runs scheduled tasks as users visit the blog.
It is possible to replace this with a standalone cron (like UNIX cron).
To disable the "webcron" (i.e. trigerring tasks as URLs are visited) add to your
wp-config.php the following:
Then call this from cron:
Optionally you could call
wp-cron.php using the