OJS Hosting service

Focused built by what matter most to your journal

Our goal is to help you spend more time doing research, develop the best for your journal, speed up your journal’s growth process with our exclusive plugin, and reduce time managing the non-essential technical issues.

Host your journal with exceptional support from our OJS expert.

Trusted by top high quality journal

The journal manager should not handle the technical aspects of the journal. Leave it only to a professional team

Everything you need for OJS Hosting, technical and non-technical is included

We completed the missing piece of OJS platform features by providing the most demanded product by the community.

It takes expertise to grow a journal, Let’s the technical aspects handled by our expert team

Yes, all our unique value added feature cannot be found on other OJS hosting

What they say about our OJS Hosting ?

Our client from Poland, India, Italy, US, UK and other countries trust us for bringing value

Openjournaltheme was amazing to work with for our journal ENQ (ISSN : 2329-9339), immediately building trust and operating efficiently to address every one of our needs. Communication was fast and clear. Their ability to work with OJS was very high. We will be using them for all our future updates and journal needs – they have become a partner for us rather than a one-off service.

Dr. Philip D Plowright, Lawrence Technological University, USA

We are committed to providing professional support,stable, reliable, secure, and compliant OJS Hosting service for your OJS system.

Managing OJS is not as simple as managing a WordPress site

Finding support for OJS can be both difficult and expensive. Here, all is included

Managing an OJS site is not as simple as when you manage a WordPress site. To become a journal with high quality and have a good security system, there are several aspects that must be handled to keep the performance of your OJS site stable.

Lack of experience or lack of training regarding OJS site management can lead to disaster. For example when you find your site to be very slow or when your site and articles are not indexed to google. Like it or not, this technical thing, of course, needs research to carry out the repair process on your OJS site.

Did you know finding the experience support for OJS/OMP is hard and expensive ? 

We’ve rounded up some crucial things when you decide to manage your OJS site:

  • Perform regular OJS Improvements if there is a security issue in OJS released by PKP
  •  Create frequent backups of your site for safekeeping.
  • Scan your Journal routine for security threats, and react quickly to deal with any issues that arise.
  • Handle OJS performance optimization, to keep your site running fast at all times.
  • If your OJS site become populer , you must deal and protect the OJS from bad bot.

Read our OJS hosting case studies:

We have helped many clients to achieve their best potential, learn about their issue here:

Case Study

Building on recent successes, Airlangga University's LIPJPHKI is collaborating with our team to elevate publication processes. Their project focuses on refining workflows, improving compatibility, and adding features, showcasing ...
It is time to upgrade your OJS if you are using the > 3.3.12 version. The bug categorized as urgent since it may compromise the security of your journal. ...
Our client from India complained about the slow access of their OJS system. Their OJS used for conference system and see how we fix it, Free plugin ...
At the OJT team, we develop and design our products based on research and observations of what many journals need to improve their reputation and ease of use. Read more about this ...

We Keep Innovating for High Impact Journal

Our expert team is committed to continuously innovating about OJS, currently we have several OJS plugins that can make it easier for you

It's time to being more journal impactful

Indexing assistance ​with OJS exclusive plugin and OJS indexing guidelines

With the plugins we provide, the Indexing process will make your indexing process easier than ever, in our hosting service we will provide the plugins and detailed Documentation regarding the indexing process for your journal with Google Scholar, GARUDA, RePEc, Index Copernicus.

* The Plugin ( Repec & Index Copernicus ) Exclusively provided by openjournaltheme

* OJS exclusive plugin indexing more coming

OJS Hosting Service with essential OJS plugin exclusive

Powerfull essential addons for OJS management process

Your OJS Hosting will be supported using our plugins such as Indexing plugin, LoA plugin, Citation plugin and more come exclusive plugin by OJT team. The essential plugins we offer on hosting have been used by hundreds of journals and provide great benefits to our journal clients.

More exclusive plugin will come on our OJS Hosting

Scale as you grow

Everything to Make Your OJS run smoother

The OJTHosting that we offer we design ourselves using the docker base, which with this docker we have built a server hosting system that is specifically designed for optimal use in OJS, in OJTHosting there are also several features that can maximize the performance of an OJS.

No matter how slow or Faster your site is, you will feel a significant difference in access speed on your OJS sitem, We guarantee that your OJS site will be faster.

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Open Journal Systems (OJS) Hosting Price

Starter Package

  • Maximum for 2 Journal
  • OJS Email notification
  • Domain name not included
  • LoA – Author certificate generator  60 item/year (Can only be used on 1 journal) – Detail
  • Exclusive Indexing Copernicus plugin –  for 30 Article/year – Detail
  • Free installation and migration
  • Free SSL forever
  • Server panel included
  • 5 GB Disk space
  • Automatic daily backup all journal files to S3 Cloud storage
  • Server panel included
  • Data backup for 7 days
  • PKP PN Integration
  • Free Academic Free Installation
  • Priority Support
  • Free setup Google Scholar Indexing
  • Free 2 Journal Upgrade on 1  OJS / year $295



Medium Package

  • Maximum for 5 Journal
  • OJS Email notification
  • 1 Professional email account ( 2GB Email storage)
  • Domain name not included
  • LoA – Author certificate generator 80 item/ year (Can only be used on 1 journal) – Detail
  • Exclusive Indexing Copernicus plugin –  for 50 Article/year – Detail
  • High OJS Compatibility
  • Free SSL forever
  • Optimized and smartcaching nginx server
  • Server panel included
  • 10 GB Disk space
  • Automatic daily backup all journal files to S3 Cloud storage
  • Server panel included
  • Priority Support
  • Full maintenance support
  • Free setup Google Scholar Indexing
  • Free 5 Journal Upgrade on 1  OJS / year $295
  • PKP PN Integration
  • Free Google Citation Plugin for 1 Journal $150
Choose Free 1 Theme

$380 Academic Pro theme - Basic Implementation - Detail

$395  Classy Theme - Basic Implementation - Detail

 $1190 / yr


Institutional Package

  • Maximum for 10 Journal
  • OJS Email notification
  • 5 Professional email account ( 4GB Email storage)
  • Domain name not included
  • LoA – Author certificate generator 100 quote / year – Detail
  • Exclusive Indexing Copernicus plugin –  for 50 Article/year
  • High OJS Compatibility
  • Free SSL forever
  • Optimized for high traffic Journal
  • Optimized and smartcaching nginx server
  • Server panel included
  • 30 GB Disk space
  • Extend more storage available
  • Automatic daily backup all journal files to S3 Cloud storage
  • Priority Technical Support
  • OJS Support
  • Full maintenance support
  • Google Schoolar Integration
  • Free Repec Indexing
  • PKP PN Integration
  • Free Google Analytics setup for 1 Journal $150
  • Free  Google Citation Plugin for 1 Journal $150
  • Free 2 Journal Upgrade on 1  OJS / year $295
Choose Free 2 Theme

$480 Academic Pro theme - Full Implementation - Detail

$485  Classy Theme - Full  Implementation - Detail



Just ONE SIMPLE STEP for migration to our server

All OJS hosting migration process will be carried out by our professional team, our team only need access to your server and domain manager access or you can also provide access to the zip file, so we can download it.

We take downtime worries away, as one of our server experts will take care of you through the entire process, completely no down time and off course FREE of charge. We can also guarantee this process is without impact to your visitors or community, when we migrate everything is like nothing happened.

*The process of migrating your OJS site to our hosting is free of cost.

We're here to help

Ask about Openjournaltheme Plans, pricing, implementation, or anything else.

Note for hosting package :

  1. The exclusive plugin such as LoA author, and Indexing tools  can only be used for the maximum number of journals according to the hosting package you choose, if you want to use a plugin beyond the maximum number of journals, an additional fee will be charged.
  2. Bonus cannot be converted into discounts, money, or conversion to other product
  3. The free service attached to this offer can only be used as long as using a managed host
  4. We only check the results of the upgrade according to the maximum number of packages you choose
  5. In the OJS upgrade, we only do the upgrade and check according to the journal package you choose, if you have more journals than your hosting package, then we are not obliged to provide OJS support for your other journals.

The OJS Hosting service exclude

In the services we provide, there are several service points that we currently cannot offer OJS Hosting :

  1. Editing themes or customizing the appearance of the journal
  2. Extending the functionality of OJS code
  3. Doing copywriting is related to the content of your journal.
  4. Publishing an article in your journal.
  5. Typing article from hardcopy to soft copy file.

In short, we handle the technical aspect of OJS, and the operational routine of your journal will be governed by you. If you find any difficulties in doing that we are on your side to support you. 

What benefit you get ?

We provide specialist OJS managed hosting specifically designed for using the OJS system, We provide several important features like exclusive indexing plugin tools that can be very well integrated into your OJS networking index.


Exclusive plugin​

In all the hosting packages we offer, we provide exclusive plugins that have been proven to have an impact on the development of some of our client journals.


OJS Support

Openjournaltheme will help you to grow faster your journal with the plugin, an exclusive theme that can have a direct positive impact on your journal and also with the help of our professional team directly.


High Security

No matter how secure OJS software is, there is almost always the possibility of an attack. No system is completely safe from hacker. For this reason we try build disaster recovery plan system and also your very sensitive data will be protected with very strong security.


Daily Backup

Automatic backups are extremely important for your Valuable Journal and Article. We build our server architecture specially designed to be able to back up every detail of your OJS data to our specially designed external cloud server.

Our Server Infrastructur

Openjournaltheme has partnered with our premier service provider, linode, to provide options with unmatched security and flexibility. As a basis, we have standards providers who must have at least an ISO27001 certified data center. We provide very flexible options for our clients if our customer locations of UK and EU based customers will be onboarded to UK infrastructure by default; Customers based in the US and Canada will be directed to US infrastructure. For other areas, we can discuss where the right server infrastructure is for your Journal or repository service.

Linode is our default platform for all services globally. It is an open and flexible cloud platform that allows Openjournaltheme Hosting to quickly build our hosting tools.

Our Server Status

Our server status information in real time

Server Location
Server status
Compute Availability
New York - U.S
Frankfurt - Germany

Our Backup Status

Service is operating normally on the Server & Backup cloud

Server Location
Backup status
Backup Availability

Discover why we are the right your OJS Hosting partner

Free OJS Upgrade
You will get the OJS Upgrade for free which will be handled by our professional team according to your request, so you will get always the best features of OJS and the latest security released by PKP.
Free Indexing assistance

We also provide OJS Indexed Assistance service for free. Currently we have  several exclusive plugins that can perform the indexing process automatically. to make it easier for you to index your journal.

Free OJS Guidelines

You will get OJS guidelines document related to using the latest version of OJS or OJS version 3.xx, in that document we explain every detail of OJS features that will help make it easier for you to maximize OJS features.

Direct Support for OJS problem

Our server handled by active professional OJS manage and experienced server administrator. We are  always ready to assist you for any constraints that are faced in the use of your OJS system.

Highly compatible with OJS

We build our server architecture to achieve high compatibility on OJS system and we will keep updating for OJS version adjustments to ensure you get best features from latest OJS version and get security fix faster.

Free OJS exclusive plugin

Knowledge that reside on your OJS system is priceless. That’s why we do implement disaster Recovery on external server to ensure the Journal and article will keep intact from any threat or any hardware failure.

Powerfull Performance

We have built a server system that prioritizes the accessibility of your journal with Nginx server and smart caching system. The result is faster journal access  so that it can be accessed blazingly fast and is able to serve high traffic.

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Worry-Free OJS Transfers

We provide your OJS data migration service to our server, with free charge . This process is carried out with careful step, so that there is no risk of losing data or errors after an migration.

Frequently Asked Questions

All complicated processes related to OJS hosting migration will be carried out by our professional team, our team only needs access to your server and domain manager access, you can also provide access to zip files or you can do a remote desktop so that our team can carry out the migration process .

The process of migrating your OJS site to our hosting does not incur any costs.

OJS migration process takes time according to the size of your OJS, normally the migration process will take less than 1 day.

if your previous OJS was OJS 2.x or OJS 3.x that you want to upgrade, then the migration process will take longer, because we have to upgrade the OJS, the normal OJS upgrade process is 1-2 days.

This depends on how fast your domain provider is repointing the domain. the normal process of repointing a domain to a new ip is 2-30 minutes, in the process of repointing a domain, your site will be temporarily offline. when the repointing process has been completed and your domain points to the ip then your site can be accessed again

At Openjournaltheme, we understand the importance of having efficient and timely support when it comes to OJS and server-related issues. That’s why we provide direct support services to our customers without the hassle of using tickets. We believe in providing a personalized experience to our customers, and that’s why you can contact us directly through WhatsApp or email to our customer support team.

Our OJS and Server specialist team will handle your queries and concerns directly, ensuring that your issues are resolved as quickly as possible. You don’t have to worry about being stuck in a long queue or waiting for a response for days. With our direct support services, you can rest assured that we are always there to help you whenever you need us.

We believe in building long-term relationships with our customers, and our direct support services reflect that commitment. So, whether you need assistance in setting up your OJS account, have questions about our hosting packages, or require technical support for your server, you can always reach out to us directly, and our team of experts will be more than happy to assist you.

OJS hosting is a server specially designed by our team to achieve the best performance for your OJS system. Our servers are armed with dedicated servers and cloud backup storage to make builds faster for you. However, because we only design our system specifically for the host system, we do not provide email account or DNS management for you. We strongly recommend our users to use Gmail business which is very affordable to you for a dedicated email service as our team has experienced that using emails using server IP addresses can cause emails to be trapped in the spam folder in any recipient’s email system. For DNS management, it is actually available in any domain management. Contact us to help you set up DNS if you need it.

We have created and designed exclusive OJS plugins for our hosting users such as LoA, RePec and Copernicus to meet the needs of today’s OJS users. This plugin can only be found on our website, openjournaltheme.com. By taking advantage of this OJS plugin, we guarantee that you will be able to improve the quality of your journaling.

Please note that the plugin quota on the hosting package (LoA, RePec, Copernicus) is the maximum usage quota that you can use according to the conditions stated in our hosting package. If you want to use the OJS plugin from openjournaltheme beyond the quota provided by our hosting package, please contact us to discuss additional fees based on the required quota.

When you decide to host on openjournalheme, one of the benefits you get is the OJS upgrade. The journal upgrade limit that you get when choosing hosting at openjournaltheme is in accordance with the hosting package you choose.

If your journal exceeds the hosting package you choose, then you can choose which journals you want to check after upgrading according to the number of journals in the hosting package you choose.


At this time we have partners, with standard data centers that already have ISO27001 certified data centers, from multiple provider, this is to ensure the security of our client data, we provide very flexible options for our clients, UK- and EU-based customers will be on boarded to UK infrastructure by default; US- and Canada-based customers will be on-boarded to the US infrastructure. For other regions, we can discuss where the right server infrastructure is optimized for your journal location. 

Currently the server infrastructure that we offer is available at:
NewYork, San Francisco , Amsterdam, Singapore, London, Frankfurt, Toronto, Bangalore

Yes, we give panels to users. We will help with any issue since we want our customers to never be hurt by technical issues. Our team is always available to help to set up anything that needs some technical setup.

Regarding the  backup integration in the image below, we provide an overview of how our backup platform works. 

And this is the interface of the backup application that we created and integrates well in OJS and has been used on several clients hosting us.

Of course, all data belongs to you. We do not have any right to store without your knowledge, publish your data, or use your data for any purpose without your knowledge. We may send you email notifications regularly to let you know that your site has been regularly backed up. If you want the backup notification, you can directly contact our team.

Our policy is you should order our services for a minimum 1 year period. To make sure that you get the best from us, we give you an evaluation period which is 1 month. If you feel that we cannot give you satisfaction on those periods, we committed to give you an 11 month refund.


We give the maintenance for your journal by doing upgrades for your journal, server monitoring on your journal, updating the server application, doing analysis on the server activity. Fixing your any OJS problem

Sure, send any inquires to support@openjournaltheme.com

Need More Services  or Question?

Openjournaltheme.com started in 2016 by a passionate team that focused to provide affordable OJS, OMP,  OPS,  Dspace, Eprints products and services. Our mission to help publishers to be more focus on their content research rather than tackled by many technical OJS issues.

Under the legal company name :
Inovasi Informatik Sinergi Inc.

Secure Payment :

All the client’s financial account data is stored in the respective third-party site (such as Paypal, Wise and Direct Payment).
*Payment on Credit card can be done by request
Your financial account is guaranteed protection. We never keep any of the clients’ financial data.