Having to log in again every few minutes while on a local development environment significantly slows your workflow.

  • Yes it is but I'm not sure if you really want to remove it since you'll just lose your state and need a page refresh to login again. So it won't speed up anything Mar 5, 2019 at 6:11
  • There is a userSessionDuration config setting docs.craftcms.com/v3/config/… let me know if that helps Mar 5, 2019 at 8:18

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The duration of the session can be extended via userSessionDuration in your Configuration

'userSessionDuration' => 7200

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