Disable HTTP sessions in your Laravel API endpoints

Published 25 November 2019 09:29 (1-minute read)

The most important and used endpoints on most of the application I work on is the API. These are both public as internal API's. After we disabled the HTTP sessions for the API endpoints we saw a stability improvement.

If you don't need sessions, you can simple remove the following middlewares:


Sometimes you have multiple middleware groups (for example web & api). You should add above middlewares to the groups which use the session.

To see more information about how this works, take a look at: https://ma.ttias.be/disable-http-sessions-in-laravel-to-speed-up-your-api/

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