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Run Individual Cron Routines within Django

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When you're looking to run a single cron routine within Django, hit the terminal and run this:

# Running the "build_sitemaps" routine
./manage.py cron build_sitemaps

To see a list of available cron routines, run:

./manage.py cron

Running individual cron routines is probably an obvious flow for Django experts but hopefully this is easier to find than searching through loads of documentation!

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Discussion

  1. Jarno

    Hmmm, I’m fairly new to Django but I don’t see any management commands related to cron in Django 1.4 that I’m using.

    Were you maybe using some Django app such as Django Cronjobs (https://github.com/jsocol/django-cronjobs), for example, to get that management command?

    Keep up the good work with the posts!

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