Change the session lifetime in Joomla

This tutorial will show you how to change the session lifetime in Joomla

Joomla uses session lengths to automatically log out users that have been inactive for a set amount of time; the default is 15 minutes. Let’s see how to change this

1) Click Site

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2) Then Global Configuration

3) Go to the System settings

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Scroll down and right

4) Change the number of minutes next to Session Lifetime

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Scroll up

5) Click Save

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The session will now last an hour and a half before expiring

That’s it! You now know how to change the session lifetime in Joomla