Upgrading Open Journal Systems (OJS) involves installing a newer version of the software on your server, which can be done through the web-based installation process or by manually downloading and installing the software.

Before upgrading, it is important to make sure that your server meets the system requirements for the new version of OJS, and to backup your existing installation and database. This will ensure that you can recover your data if something goes wrong during the upgrade process.

To upgrade OJS, follow these steps:

  1. Download the latest version of OJS from the Public Knowledge Project website or GitHub repository.
  2. Extract the downloaded file and copy the new files to your OJS installation directory, replacing the old files.
  3. Run the upgrade script by visiting the “Upgrade” page in the OJS management interface. This will update the database schema and perform any necessary data migrations.
  4. Test the upgraded installation to make sure everything is working as expected.

It is recommended to perform the upgrade on a staging server first, so that you can test and resolve any issues before upgrading the production server.

You might have heard that OJS is an open source software program that needs upgrades at regular intervals in order to enhance its overall, productivity, security, performance, compatibility, as well as functionality. Since security is the most important reason why you should always keep your OJS up-to-date, we provide OJS upgrades to our clients.

However, if you fail to secure your OJS, you may risk your OJS site. You can expect to update your OJS installation at least once. Before any OJS upgrade, we will take a backup of your database as well as other essential files. So, if you are fed up of your old version, contact us for the latest stable OJS version. Besides that, you will be surprised to know that our OJS program is safe, secure, flexible as well as compatible.

In addition, the OJS Upgrade also ensures you are kept up-to-date with the latest developments. Our services and solutions comes with better features.

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