troubleshooting Question

Delete DB entry after a certain amount of time

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I was wondering if you could tell me if this is possible? Can PHP delete an item that is in a db after 7 days or 168 hours?

I am going to be inserting items into a database through a form, and was wanting an item to be deleted after 168 hours. Therefore I can't go and manually adjust my time each time sometime is inserted into a database. Can you let me know where I should start?

I was told through a cron job, I don't know what that is....but is there a way to do this through a php script?
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