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Notify Moderators BUG 7 years 2 months ago #23339

  • Daniel Dimitrov
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No that is wrong. Go to the global settings of com_comment. Joomla backend -> components -> ccomment -> settings and there in the bar you have Options. On the maique tab you have the correct link for the cronjob.

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Notify Moderators BUG 7 years 2 months ago #23530

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Daniel, please explain how to configure the cron job to fire off every 1 min or so, as you have suggested in this thread. I can see the cron job link in the options, but I have no idea how or where to configure it. Using the send email on page load is useless, as the user may not get back to the page. Thanks.

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What is your hosting panel? Do you use cpanel? or something different? Normally in the hosting panel you have an option to setup a cronjob. You enter the url and set the time it should be executed and that is all.

Notify Moderators BUG 7 years 1 month ago #23571

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Aha, my host doesn't support cron jobs. So I used a third party cron job service, and that works correctly. Even so, for web sites with little traffic, it would make a lot of sense if there would be a choice to send the email out directly.

Thanks anyway!

Notify Moderators BUG 7 years 1 month ago #23572

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Hey Rob,
In ccomment4 we were sending the mail directly. The issue with that is that whenever you have 30 people that are subscribed to a conversation you need to send 30 emails. Now if it only takes 200ms to send a mail, this would mean that we would need 30x200 = 6000ms to send the mails which is 6s. Add a second to add the comment -> this means that the user would need to wait 7 seconds to see the comment published. That is why we opted away from this method.
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