How can I set cron job through PHP script

This will add a script that runs every day at 9:30am.

exec('echo -e "`crontab -l`\n30 9 * * * /path/to/script" | crontab -');

You may run into problems with permissions if you are running this script from a web server. To get around this, I would suggest a different approach.

Here is one possible solution. Create a list of scripts that need to be run. You can save this in a text file or in a database. Create a script to read this list and run it every minute or every 5 minutes (using a cronjob). Your script will need to be smart enough to decide when to run the list of scripts and when to simply exit.

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