How can I configure CRON to send the Bookly reminders?

Bookly requires cron setup for sending scheduled Email and SMS notifications (such as appointment reminders, birthday greetings, staff agendas), SMS campaigns, and automatic appointment status changes. You have two options for setting up cron jobs.

Enable Bookly Cloud Cron

  1. Go to Bookly Cloud > Products.
  2. Click on the 'Get started' button to enable Cloud Cron. No additional configuration is required.


Bookly Cloud cron runs every 5 minutes, ensuring that Bookly properly performs all your time-based actions.

Configure the cron command via the hosting control panel (requires some technical skills)

  1. Open your hosting control panel.
  2. Find the “cron jobs” link.
  3. Create a new cron job.
  4. Add the following command and configure it for hourly execution: wget -q -O -

Be sure to replace '' with your actual site name.   

For documentation on setting up cron jobs on popular hosting platforms, please refer to:





If you encounter any difficulties configuring the cron job command, please contact your hosting provider's support team.

Configure cron command on a linux-like OS

To configure a cron command on a Linux-like operating system, please follow the instructions provided in this Wiki article. If you require assistance, or contact your system administrator for help.

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