OJS OCS OMP OHS

You are viewing the PKP Support Forum | PKP Home Wiki



Including a standalone html page

Are you responsible for making OJS work -- installing, upgrading, migrating or troubleshooting? Do you think you've found a bug? Post in this forum.

Moderators: jmacgreg, btbell, michael, bdgregg, barbarah, asmecher

Forum rules
What to do if you have a technical problem with OJS:

1. Search the forum. You can do this from the Advanced Search Page or from our Google Custom Search, which will search the entire PKP site. If you are encountering an error, we especially recommend searching the forum for said error.

2. Check the FAQ to see if your question or error has already been resolved.

3. Post a question, but please, only after trying the above two solutions. If it's a workflow or usability question you should probably post to the OJS Editorial Support and Discussion subforum; if you have a development question, try the OJS Development subforum.

Including a standalone html page

Postby shubhash » Mon Sep 25, 2006 8:47 am

Is there a way to include a standalone html page for linking from ojs site? Here is a scenario: One of our journal editor wants a page with a list of reviewers for each issue. So we basically need to find a way to link to a page from each issue of the journal, preferably from the table of contents of that issue. We could create pages and put them in a separate web accessible location and create links. But I am just wondering if it could be done from inside OJS.

While we are at it, I have another question too. If we add files to various issues from the "File Browser" interface (available to journal managers), how can those files be accessed later without logging in? i.e. do they have web-accessible urls?
shubhash
 
Posts: 36
Joined: Tue Feb 28, 2006 10:13 am

Postby asmecher » Tue Sep 26, 2006 2:13 am

Hi Shubhash,

I'd suggest creating a journal section for this, e.g. titled "List of Reviewers", with the appropriate properties, such as disabling abstracts and indexing and so on. Submit your list of reviewers as an HTML galley and carry on as usual.

Alternately, have a look at the CMS plugin, which has not yet been released and is still somewhat under development, but may provide some of the functionality you're looking for. It allows Journal Managers to enter static content, which is linked from the right-hand sidebar.

The files browser currently allows browsing and modification of the private files path, which is not web-accessible; this is intended as a means of access for submission files etc. However, you can add access to the web-accessible public area by creating a symbolic link on the server. For example, if your journal's database ID is 1:
Code: Select all
ln -s /path/to/ojs2/public/journals/1 /path/to/ojs2-files/journals/1/public
You should now be able to browse the public files path by going to the "public" folder in the Files Browser.

To determine your journal's database ID, go into the Site Administrator's "Hosted Journals" page; hover over the "Edit" link for the journal and look for the number at the end of the URL (e.g. the 1 in http://.../ojs2/index.php/index/admin/editJournal/1).

Regards,
Alec Smecher
Open Journal Systems Team
asmecher
 
Posts: 8314
Joined: Wed Aug 10, 2005 12:56 pm

Postby shubhash » Tue Sep 26, 2006 2:50 pm

Thans for the suggestion, Alec. We will try to use the first approach (separate section) for now. We may look into the cms plugin later if we get more requests for static pages.
shubhash
 
Posts: 36
Joined: Tue Feb 28, 2006 10:13 am


Return to OJS Technical Support

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 8 guests

cron