One of the first steps to setting up a new Drupal site is to setup the regular Cron job. Hosting services vary in their support for cron and the usual methods (such as wget, curl etc). This post explores options to configure cron on a hosted server.
You can use a number of alternatives:
1) If your host allows you can use wget (CURL/LYNX etc) as per the guidelines (see http://drupal.org/cron) - but many hosts disallow that.
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