cron has to run after some time of node publishing.I tried like this

 function custom_module_cron{
//($updated = node published time)
if(date("Y/m/d H:i:s") == date("Y/m/d H:i:s",$updated+60)){
//code here

but its not running automatically. Can anybody help ?

  • Can you elaborate on what you need to do 60 seconds after a node is published? cron is likely not the right solution to your actual problem.
    – mpdonadio
    Dec 20, 2016 at 1:30

1 Answer 1


have you managed your cron configuration, if no then go to /admin/config/system/cron and set your cron settings to run on that interval of time.

Hope it solves your issue.

  • Thanks for your reply .But my requirement is not particular interval of time .after 60 seconds of every node publishing.
    – sri
    Dec 19, 2016 at 6:32

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