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How can I generate a cron expression for my scheduled publishes?

When working with scheduled publishes in the CMS, one option for scheduling is to provide a cron expression.

Since Cascade CMS uses Quartz for scheduling, the syntax for cron expressions may be slightly different from other applications where you've set up cron tasks. In order to generate compatible cron expressions, we recommend using one of the sites listed below:


Sample expressions:

Sample cron expressions for scheduled publishing
Publish time Cron expression
Every 2 hours 0 0/10 * 1/1 * ? *
Weekly on Tuesdays at 10am 0 0 10 ? * TUE *
Once on Feb. 1, 2024 0 0 0 1 FEB ? 2024