Some of the plugins listed below are third-party plugins. We cannot guarantee their functionality and ongoing maintenance. It may not be updated for compatibility with future versions of OJS and it may create unexpected issues on your site. You are welcome to request and use the plugins listed below. You will be responsible for configuring and learning how to use the plugin

Social Media

AddThis Plugin – permits easy social media sharing by integrating tools for several platforms into a compact set of configurable buttons. The plugin integrates AddThis into OJS/OMP for quick sharing of the published content.

Twitter Block Plugin – This plugin adds a block to display a Twitter feed in the sidebar.

Content Discovery

Browse Plugin– plugin implements a block plugin that allows the user to navigate content by categories. The browse block appears on the journal’s sidebar.

Keywords Plugin -Creates an additional sidebar block. When added to a sidebar, it displays a tag cloud of keywords of articles.

Recommend Articles by Author– Inserts a list of articles by the same author (with appropriate links) on an article’s landing page.

Recommend Similar Articles– Similar to “Recommend Articles by Author,” this plugin inserts a list of articles that are similar in focus (with appropriate links) on an article’s landing page. Articles that appear in the list are chosen based on assigned keywords, disciplines, and subject areas.

Crossref Reference Linking Plugin– Automatically add the extracted article references to the DOI registration with Crossref

Reader Statistics/Metrics

Usage Statistics- Enabled by default, allowing editors to export and track journal readership. Editors can also use this plugin to publicly display a chart showing download statistics for each article.

Most Viewed Plugin- Displays the most-viewed and downloaded articles on the journal’s homepage

Scopus/Crossref Citations Plugin– Shows the total number of citations and a “cited by” article list from Scopus and/or Crossref.

Plum Analytics Artifact Widget- This plugin integrates Plum Analytics‘ Artifact Widget.


Google Analytics Plugin– Integrate OJS with Google Analytics, Google’s web site traffic analysis application

Matomo- Integrate OJS with Matomo, a free and open source web site traffic analysis application


The Citation Style Language plugin– Adds a “How to Cite” block to the article page that contains a citation for the article in the format of your choice, with an option below to generate the citation in another format.


Disqus plugin– Integrates with Disqus and allows users to add comments to the article pages. plugin– Adds integration to the public article view of OJS, permitting annotation and commenting. It currently supports commenting on HTML galleys.


Forthcoming articles plugin – Allows journals to preview single articles on their website before an entire issue is published

Workflow Enhancements

Plugins that integrate OJS with ad-hoc scholarly services. Some of these require membership/paid services with these service providers

Publons Reviewer Recognition Plugin ($)- plugin enables integration with Publons Reviewer Recognition Service.

Reviewer Credits Plugin ($) – Allows for integration with ReviewerCredits via REST API

Research Organization Registry(ROR) Plugin- Plugin for adding Organization names for author affiliations provided by Helps to standardize the affiliations that are displayed and entered.

ORCiD Profile – Allows for the import of user profile information from ORCID.. See PKP blog for more info

Suggested Reviewer Plugin – Allows authors to add ‘Recommended Reviewers’ and ‘Excluded Reviewers’ into submission form and visible to editors when selecting a reviewer

Forthcoming Plugin – Allows journals to display forthcoming articles.