How to Automate Discord Message Posting With Webhooks and Cron
Most Linux systems have
cron installed to run programs at given intervals. An example usecase would be to install package updates every Monday at 9 am (keep the sysadmins awake!).
Discord lets us post things using webhooks. Combining this with cron lets us create automated message posting bots at arbitrary intervals.
The message posting script
Somewhere on disk, copy down the following script: