To use the Cron-Jobs you need the service is provided by your hosting provider.
In general, Cron-Jobs are used to automate tasks at a recurring basis, like every day or every hour. See the table below wich task can be triggered.

A cron will be triggered by


where <task> is the task to perform and <cronkey> your defined security key, set at the configuration panel.


Task Description Remarks
checkeuvat Updates the EU VAT rates by downloading from the EU server. Intended to be done once a week.
processQMails Creates and sends all queued mails Intended to be done daily
ordersinfo Creates a summary of all orders since last run Intended to be done daily
checkReminders Checks for ending subscriptions and send a reminder to the customer.  
autodeleteCoupons Deletes all coupons used.