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Notify the user via modal if session expired

v1.2.0 2018-11-02 19:20 UTC

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If for any reason ( user logged out intentionally / session lifetime expired / session flushed for all logged in devices of the user ) the authentication session doesn't exist & still the user is on a page or multiple pages which require the user to be logged in, then showing a message that

authentication session no longer available & to continue your current activity ( may be in the middle of posting an unsaved post etc. ), you are advised to login again

and right after user logged in then hiding the message is all about this package.

📥 Installation

You can install the package via composer:

composer require devsrv/laravel-session-out

Laravel 5.5+ users: this step may be skipped, as we can auto-register the package with the framework.

// Add the ServiceProvider to the providers array in
// config/app.php

'providers' => [

You need to publish the blade, js, css and config files included in the package using the following artisan command:

php artisan vendor:publish --provider="devsrv\sessionout\sessionExpiredServiceProvider"

⚗️ Usage

just include the blade file to all the blade views which are only available to authenticated users.


rather copying this line over & over to the views, extend your base blade view and include it there in the bottom

🛠 Configuration

✔ The Config File

publishing the vendor will create config/expiredsession.php file

return [
	// the number of seconds between ajax hits to check auth session
    'gap_seconds' => 30,
    // whether using broadcasting feature to make the modal disappear faster
    'avail_broadcasting' => false,

✔ If you want to take advantage of broadcasting

** if you are using avail_broadcasting = true i.e. want to use the Laravel Echo for faster output please follow the below steps

  1. setup broadcasting for your app and start usersession queue worker
php artisan queue:work --queue=default,usersession
  1. make sure to put the broadcasting client config js file above the @include line not below it, in your blade view.
<script type="text/javascript" src="{{ asset('js/broadcasting.js') }}"></script>
//some html between
  1. in App\Providers\BroadcastServiceProvider file in the boot method require the package's channel file, it contains private channel authentication
require base_path('vendor/devsrv/laravel-session-out/src/routes/channels.php');
  1. in all the places from where users are authenticated call devsrv\sessionout\classes\AuthState::sessionAvailable() . if you are using custom logic to login users then put the line inside your authentication method when login is successful.

if you are using laravel's default authentication system then better choice will be to create a listener of the login event, Example :-

// App\Providers\EventServiceProvider

protected $listen = [
        'Illuminate\Auth\Events\Login' => [
// App\Listeners\SuccessfulLogin

use devsrv\sessionout\classes\AuthState;

* Handle the event.
* @param  Login  $event
* @return void
public function handle(Login $user)

✔ Update the modal design & contents

The modal is created with pure js and css no framework has been used, so you can easily customize the modal contents by editing the views/vendor/sessionout/modal.blade.php & the design by editing public/vendor/sessionout/css/session-modal.css

✔ Advanced

  • 🔘 if you want to customize the js file which is responsible for checking auth session & modal display then modify the public/vendor/sessionout/js/main.js file but don't forget to compile it with webpack & place the compiled js as public/vendor/sessionout/dist/js/main.js

  • 🔘 you may want to create a login form in the modal, first create the html form in the views/vendor/sessionout/modal.blade.php then put the ajax code in public/vendor/sessionout/js/main.js & don't forget to compile as mentioned above,

after ajax success close the modal by calling the closeSessionOutModal() function

🧐📑 Note

♻ When updating the package

Remember to publish the assets, views and config after each update

use --force tag after updating the package to publish the updated latest package assets, views and config

but remember using --force tag will replace all the publishable files

php artisan vendor:publish --provider="devsrv\sessionout\sessionExpiredServiceProvider" --force

php artisan vendor:publish --provider="devsrv\sessionout\sessionExpiredServiceProvider" --tag=public --force

when updating the package take backup of the config/expiredsession.php file & public/vendor/sessionout, views/vendor/sessionout directories as the files inside these dir. are configurable so if you modify the files then the updated published files will not contain the changes, though after publishing the assets, views and config you may again modify the files

🔧 After you tweak things

Run this artisan command after changing the config file.

php artisan config:clear
php artisan queue:restart // only when using broadcasting

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🎀 License

The MIT License (MIT). Please see License File for more information.