OJS Installation: A Step-by-Step Guide
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OJS Installation: A Step-by-Step Guide

Monali Ghosh
Monali Ghosh

OJS stands for Open journal systems, and is a free journal management software developed by PKP (Public Knowledge Project).

It is designed to facilitate the journal publishing process right from manuscript submission to article publication. Thus, it helps both authors and publishers provide technical infrastructure for article submission and simplifies editorial management workflow.

OJS is written in PHP and can be hosted on a Windows web server or Unix-like.

In April 2021, OJS 3 (new version) has been released. So, here is a quick guide on how to install OJS version 3 for journal management.

This infographic covers the installation procedure of OJS Version 3.

How to Install OJS: A Quick Guide

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If you are planning to start a new journal, here is a detailed blog on how to install Open Journal Systems (OJS).

Before You Go,


Take a quick tour on the below blogs and learn more about OJS (Open Journal Systems)

  1. OJS Setup — Step 1: Site administration and Journal Management
  2. Why Use OJS for Journal Publishing & Management
  3. OJS hosting — Pricing and best options available
  4. Best tools for running Open Access journals