How do I turn on background processing?

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Background processing is required to successfully sync product data between Square and WooCommerce. Square and many other WooCommerce features/plugins require background processing. If your site fails, please contact your host to enable background processing/loopback connections. While some hosts may identify this as a security issue, there’s no security threat to using a loopback connection and, if done correctly, it won’t increase server usage. Quality hosts will mitigate increased server usage with rate limiting.

I need to get this turned on. Thank you. 

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Chris M
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I guess I asked the question wrong. How do turn I on background processing or is this something that InMotion has to do?

Background processing is sort of a catch-all term for various processes that can be optimized as needed. By default, the VPS hosting environment allows for background processing and tweaking. The shared hosting environment, however, will have certain restrictions and may not be able to accommodate advanced tweaking. It's best to check with a developer to find out which specific processes are needed and coordinate with managed hosting if you're unsure of how to proceed.

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barbra

I guess I asked the question wrong. How do turn I on background processing or is this something that InMotion has to do?

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Thanks for submitting a question about background processing. This is our general how-to forum where we cannot rectify requests that affect your personal account. Please contact live support for further assistance.