Originally Posted by easyhostmedia
also why should they tell me how to run my business. I have always ran the cron once a day at 3am when the server is less busy.
why should i have to run this every 5 min and face upsetting my server provider or have to fork out on more memory etc. to cope with the extra load the cron takes by running every 5 minutes.
I suspect it's recommended due to new features coming in the future that may require it. We will have to wait and find out.