Session Keeper 1.2
Without interaction, Joomla will expire your session after your...
Session Keeper 3.0.2
Without interaction, Joomla will expire your session after your session timeout period expires (a setting in Global Configuration). Session Keeper provides the ability to prevent timeout for users of specific groups, and provide warnings to everyone else.
Download Session Keeper from the RicheyWeb download page.
This page will remain unlinked, as the link may change in the future. Visit http://www.richeyweb.com and use the search feature - search for "Session Keeper".
In Joomla /administrator, go to the "Extensions" menu, the "Manage" sub-menu, and the "Install" sub-menu.
Select the "Upload Package File" tab
Press the "Choose File" button to browse your system and locate the plugin file you downloaded
Press the "Upload & Install" button
At this point, the extension is installed but not enabled. You can find the plugin by going to the Extensions menu and selecting "Plugins". When in the plugin manager, search for "Session Keeper".
You know, I never thought to check the 'Administrator' section of Joomla's Lang overrides, so when I was previously searching values/constants, it wasn't returning anything to work with... now I know haha! If only we could add an image in the override text section, the characterless J user session boxes would be able to be jazzed up a bit then.