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Action route not available from URL. What do I have wrong?

I built a plugin for Craft 3 and need to run one of its actions via CRON. I know I can set this up as a console command, and will do that, but before I get there, I'd like to solve this issue. I ...
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Craft 3: Cron job to run Controller actionIndex method of a Plugin

I have made a Craft 3 plugin that is manually used in the Craft Admin CP area; click a button and we sync products in Craft with a Shopify API. Now I am trying to automate the process. I would like ...
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Why when a task is marked as “Stalled” the following tasks can't automatically processed?

This is annoying to have to click on “Try again” to unlock the queued tasks. This could leads to dozen and dozen of stucked tasks that usually could be processed without any problem (like the ...
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FeedMe Direct Feed Link not showing in CP

The FeedMe docs state that there is a Direct Feed Link for cron usage. I'm not seeing it. All I see is the Debug, Status and Delete icon. Or is this a PRO feature? I'using Craft 2.6.x and FeedMee 2.0....
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Calling plugin controller externally fails with 500 error

UPDATE: Question edited to be clearer. I had an issue where it seems calling a plugin’s controller via an URL caused the site itself to throw a 500 error (i.e. not being accessible at all). The ...
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What is a good approach for building an aggregated newsletter?

I would like to auto create a an aggregated newsletter each month based on Craft content and have Mailchimp deliver it via their API. It doesn't need to be complicated so I was wondering whether a ...
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Call Craft controller with cron job

I am making a plugin which has a controller to be called every hour. My server environment is using Anacron. So I wrote this anacron job: 1@hourly 0 cron.hourly wget http://www.mydomain.com/actions/...
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Craft TaskService Overview/Cron Job

I am trying to get my head around the TaskService that Craft comes with. I want to create a task that periodically (say every 15 minutes) uses the Twitter API. I am currently creating a task modeled ...
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Recurring Scheduled Tasks in Craft

Is it possible to have a task (defined in a plugin) be scheduled in Craft to run on a recurring basis without having to use cron? If so, where do I put those settings (eg, to run a task hourly)?
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How do I make a service only runable by the server?

I've created an action that calls a service. The action will be called by a cron task. I want to set this up so that ONLY the cron task can call the action. It's important that it can not be run by ...
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$allowAnonymous = true - not working

I want to be able to access a plugin page without having to login (for a cron job). I have added this to the plugin's controller: protected $allowAnonymous = true; However, this url still requires ...
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Running custom query save result to xml file

For an upcoming project one of the requests is that the client needs to be able to run a few custom queries on a specific section (queries are fixed, we know what these will be in advance) and then ...