OJS Hosting

PKP|PS provides OJS hosting and support for university libraries, university presses, commercial publishers, scholarly societies, small publishers, student journals – you name it, we support it. Our international team of experts supports our scaleable, budget-conscious hosting plans, and are ready to serve any need.

We offer three hosting plans — Enterprise, Professional, and Basic — to provide options for any budget and service requirement. All plans include:

  • Hosting on Vancouver-based commercial servers
  • Email technical support
  • Latest version of OJS 3
  • Free upgrades
  • SSL Security Certificate
  • Daily on-site backups
  • Weekly off-site backups
  • Support for custom domain names
  • Free PKP|PS-developed themes
  • Inclusion in the PKP Index
  • Inclusion in PKP’s Preservation Network (LOCKSS)

Discounts and additional services are available for institutional clients hosting multiple journals, including:  

  • Customized support plans
  • Personalized service with account manager/single point of contact for support issues
  • Shibboleth/SSO
  • Sandbox and deployment support
  • Standalone server support

For more details about our institution-level service options, please contact us.

To see how some of our current clients have made the most of PKP|PS’s hosting plans, please see our Client Stories.

If you are looking for support options that are not listed here, please see our Other Services page or contact us with a description of your requirements and we’ll provide a free, no-obligation quote.

The Plans

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    Hands-on Support

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    • Ideal for publishers who want premium services, or who have special requirements
    • Dedicated OJS Installation
    • Initial and Ongoing Training
    • Hands-on Help with SEO, Indexing, Discoverability, and Preservation
    • Control Panel Access
    • SSH Access
    • Crossref Membership and DOI Support


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    Guided Support

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    • A great choice for publishers looking for a balance between price and support
    • Dedicated OJS Installation
    • Initial Training
    • Expert Guidance on SEO, Indexing, Discoverability and Preservation
    • Control Panel Access


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    DIY Support

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    • A good fit for publishers with limited financial resources but plenty of internal expertise
    • Shared OJS Installation
    • PKP School Training Courses


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