Session Lifetime in Joomla 3

The Session Life time in Joomla is about the auto log out a User after they have been inactive for the established number of minutes. Joomla allows you to change the lifetime to increase or decrease. In this article I will explain how to set the Session Lifetime in Joomla. Follow these steps:

  1. Sign into Joomla as administrator.
  2. In Joomla Backend, go to the menu “System -> Global Configuration”: menu joomla global configuration
  3. In this section, click on the tab “System”: global configuration tab sytem
  4. In “Session Settings”, change the value in “Session Lifetime”. The value is expressed in minutes. This example has been entered 15 minutes (default value): set session lifetime

Tip: Do not use a high amount of time

And that’s it! You has been changed the session lifetime in Joomla.

This concludes Session Lifetime in Joomla 3.

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