I use wordpress 4.9.6 and civiCRM 5.1.2 for wordpress in my cPanel: string command:

https://mysite/wp-content/plugins/civicrm/civicrm/bin/cron.php?name=username&pass=password=curl '[string site-key]'

message mail: You need to send a valid key to execute this file. Why my key it's not valid? I took the key in cvicrm.settings.php Thanks

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The cron url seem to be wrong, it should have been


The administrator manual has a section on how to setup the cron command. https://docs.civicrm.org/sysadmin/en/latest/setup/jobs/#cron

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