Why is ?doing_wp_cron being appended to my URLs

I’m finding this string appended to the end of my URLs sometimes:


Does anyone know what it for? How can I remove it?


It’s a sign that you have ALTERNATE_WP_CRON defined in your wp-config.php

In order to do some background processing (like publishing scheduled posts), WordPress redirects you to the URL with ?doing_wp_cron appended.

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