Here are the plugins/extensions from https://xdebug.org/docs/remote if interested...
- Xdebug Helper for Firefox ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/addon/xdebug-helper-for-firefox )
- Xdebug Helper for Chrome ( https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/eadndfjplgieldjbigjakmdgkmoaaaoc )
- Xdebug Toggler for Safari ( https://github.com/benmatselby/xdebug-toggler )
- Xdebug launcher for Opera
...You would use these as one option instead of setting
xdebug.remote_autostart=1. Or you could just set the cookie manually, or by script, etc. More information on remote debugging is on that page as well.