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Backend User Logout plugin

Automatically sign out authenticated backend user after specified time.


  • Manage backend user idleness time
  • Force sign out backend user after specified time
  • Counter


Plugin requires OctoberCMS build 420+ with Laravel 5.5 and PHP >=7.0.


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Session counter next to user avatar image


There are couple ways to install this plugin.

  1. Use OctoberCms Marketplace and Add to project button.
  2. Use OctoberCms backend area Settings > System > Updates & Plugins > Install Plugins and type Renatio.Logout.
  3. Use php artisan plugin:install Renatio.Logout command.
  4. Use composer require renatio/logout-plugin in project root. When you use this option you must run php artisan october:up after installation.

Fourth option should be used only for advanced users.


After installation plugin will register backend User Session settings position under System tab.

There you can specify session lifetime in seconds. Default is 900 seconds - 15 minutes.

You can also enable/disable the counter located near user avatar image. User will be automatically sign out after time runs out.

  • Found the plugin useful on 26 Apr, 2016

    Thanks! Good plugin :) Rainlab User plugin don't logout after end of session and i used your plugin! Very userful!

  • Found the plugin useful on 25 Nov, 2015

    Thanks. Very useful!!!

    Only one thing, if you are logged in backend, and browsing the frontend, after timeout, frontend redirect to bakend login.

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    Replied on 7 Dec, 2015


    thanks for the review. Redirect issue should be fixed in version 1.0.2.


Fix installation issue.

Dec 04, 2017


!!! Add support for Laravel 5.5

Sep 06, 2017


Fix UI issue for collapsed navs with countdown timer. Thanks to @LukeTowers.

Mar 12, 2017


Fix minor issues.

Nov 03, 2016


Reset settings to default.

Aug 08, 2016


Reset counter after ajax request.

Aug 07, 2016


Add javascript counter.

Aug 07, 2016


!!! This is an important update that contains breaking changes.

Aug 07, 2016


Fix redirect to backend when viewing the frontend

Dec 07, 2015


First version of Logout

Nov 21, 2015

Upgrading To 2.0.0

Plugin requires Stable version of OctoberCMS and PHP >=5.5.9.

Upgrading To 2.0.1

Session lifetime setting was changed from seconds to minutes.

Upgrading To 3.0.0

Plugin requires OctoberCMS build 420+ with Laravel 5.5 and PHP >=7.0.

Session lifetime setting was changed from minutes to seconds. Plugin settings will be reset to defaults after update.