Open Journal Systems Customization and Development
OpenJournalSystems.com has years of experience crafting OJS themes, customizing OJS workflow, and creating OJS plug-ins. We can create a perfect ensemble of design and functionality for OJS that will transform your publishing project. From enterprise publishers to colleges and universities, you will be able to leverage our technical expertise and customization services so you can focus on creating quality open access publishing that is accessible to everyone.
Complete OJS customization is what we are here for. We can customize nearly any OJS feature, but there are three major categories of customization:
- THEMES: The look
- WORKFLOW: The productivity
- PLUG-INS: The features
OJS Theme Customization is more than just fancy graphics: we will provide you with a custom look that identifies your unique brand. We will remove the “one template fits all” approach of OJS pre-made themes and provide you with a custom facelift for your OJS site. A lot of thought and care has gone into creating our OJS themes in order to ensure they are clean, flexible, and visually appealing to make sure your journal gets noticed!
All of our OJS themes are mobile friendly and natively responsive, 100% plug-in based, and installable in less than 5 minutes. Furthermore, all our OJS themes include free installation and post installation 24/7 support. “Responsive” means the website is automatically optimized for different screen sizes and devices including mobile (change the width of the journal browser to see how this changes the layout). This responsiveness will allow your target visitors to view your website on any device.
We Offer a Large Selection of Theme Choices and Multiple Layout Options
CLASSIC THEMES: The Classic OJS Theme collection is great for journal start-ups and small-to-medium-size publishers across a broad range of fields and industries. Our Classic OJS Theme is custom designed to harness the highest functionality and create the best possible user experience. It’s perfect for publishers looking for an affordable, clean, streamlined, and practical OJS theme to present their journal contents in a professional and elegant way.
MODERN THEMES: Our Modern OJS Themes are designed with precision to take your publishing to the next level. These themes are crafted on a modular and responsive, developer-friendly Bootstrap foundation and are an ideal choice for publishers who appreciate quality design. Our Modern Themes are esthetically refined, professional, creative, and captivating. Furthermore, Modern Themes are customizable from the theme plug-in setting and capable of empowering journal managers of any skill level to make changes without having to write a line of code.
CUSTOM OJS THEMES: Our OJS Custom Theme design services will transform Open Journal Systems into almost any layout or creative solution design you require for your publishing enterprise. Using cutting-edge technology for OJS theme development, our expert designers can craft a custom theme for you that is not only stunningly visually appealing, but also provides the look and feel you desire within a well-structured framework. With WordPress-like functionality, Custom OJS Themes are not just a design, but include many added capabilities such as: Menu Customization, Sliders, Headers, Footers, Static Page Design, Sidebar Customization, and more. This involves creating a framework to implement all the power and flexibility of a Content Management System (CMS) and transforms OJS into an advanced journal management system for enterprise-level publishing. These features allow for greater flexibility and better functionality; it will take your Open Journal Systems to a new professional level.
OJS Workflow Customization is intended to tailor and streamline the Manuscript Tracking System within OJS. It redefines how every manuscript submitted to your journal is handled during the peer-review and editing stages. We specialize in analyzing your OJS workflow requirements and translating those processes into your OJS platform. This is vital in reducing training time, increasing familiarity with the system, and creating a cost-effective model for your publishing. The goal is to provide a custom, intuitive platform that works for you. Our four-step process is simple yet effective:
- STRATEGY: We analyze your current workflow requirements and suggest ways to improve your process
- PLANING: We create a visual representation of the new workflow by creating a wireframe
- BUILDING: We start with the development of your project and provide continuous updates to ensure that the project is always moving in the right direction
- SUPPORT: We provide post-implementation debugging and support to ensure successful implementation
OJS Plug-In Customization helps to streamline the publication process and allows Open Journal Systems to expand its functionality without altering the OJS core program. OJS plug-ins are small snippets of code that can help you easily add new features which will be essential for the success of your OJS publishing website.
We have many years of experience and expertise in creating custom OJS plug-ins, upgrading existing plug-ins, and supporting all of the plug-ins that you are using. Our company has designed and developed a variety of custom OJS plug-ins including 100s of theme plug-ins, an HTML editor plug-in for articles, an article graphic metrics plug-in, a PayPal Pro plug-in, slideshows/slider plug-ins, carousel plug-ins, newsletter subscription plug-ins, and many more!
Our OJS Theme Key Features!
OpenJournalSystem.com is the partner we were looking for our Publishing House! David Green was able to guide us in optimizing the management of our Journals with OJS and his availability has been able to solve all our problems.
We’ve been very satisfied with your services. I appreciate how you respond to questions/concerns quickly, provide suggestions for improvements, and go the extra mile for us. Thanks for the work that you do!
The basic level of service has been wonderful and has exceeded our expectations in several ways: creating and setting up emails addresses associated with our domain, making suggestions regarding theme and logos, and adding extra features to our domain hosting. The customer service has been amazing and communication has been easy.
David has been like a reliable partner for our journal returning calls at short notice, going the extra mile to ensure that we succeeded. He helped us to install our OJS on a second system despite tremendous challenges with our previous host company.
Your service has been excellent. I have no complaints or concerns and I cannot think of any suggestions for improvement. If you continue to provide your current level of customer support, I am sure you will carve a niche for yourself soon. Good luck and thank you for your customer support.
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We are very pleased with the services we hired from OpenJournalSystems.com. Everything was delivered within the deadlines with high quality of work. Thanks to David Green and his team!
I think the technical help and training is superb and the service is well priced. I really think moving my journal to OJS was a really great choice. I have no complaints!
We asked David Green to add some archive volumes to our site: he was very quick to respond and the work was done as we wished and on time. Excellent service.
We are very happy with the services you provide. The quality of service response time is amazing.
A big thanks to OpenJournalSystems.com for their help in keeping our Journals online and operating smoothly!.
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We were looking for a new look for our academic journal, IJAHP, and OpenJournalSystems.com provided us with a unique theme and even more, a unique services. The company did not only give us a template but they also guided us through, making the template work for us! We ended up with a nice layout and great make over. We could not ask for anything more!
OpenJournalSystems.com helped us debug our site which had run into issues after several slightly less than smooth upgrades and they went way above and beyond, not satisfied until they came up with a working solution. We are now on a new install of OJS and we are rid of problems which had plagued us for the last couple of years. I have no qualms about recommending their services to anyone using OJS to publish their content.
The team at OpenJournalSystems.com has done an excellent job hosting and maintaining our journal site. Excellent customer service and response time.
A big thank you to OpenJournalSystems.com for upgrading our OJS from 2.x to 3.0 even though we are new to OJS. The support we have received has been so fantastic, to say the least.
OpenJournalSystems.com is very professional company providing a hassle free experience. Special thanks to David for great communication.
OpenJournalSystems.com has provided us with an excellent service. Not only did we get an original and professional template, we also had your advice and support when we required it. We are very happy to entrust this project to David Green.
It is a pleasure for me working with OpenJournalSystems.com. David is an excellent co-worker, always online and willing to help. I am very satisfied with all the help and practical advice offered by the staff of this platform. Thanks to David Green and his team!
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