A to Z of Journal Management
Communications on Applied Electronics

Frequently Asked Questions

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Submission related queries

You can submit your paper by clicking on the "Menu" button on the top right corner of the website. Then click on the "Submit Paper" button.

The "Submit Paper" menu item is only visible when you are logged in a journal's PhDFocus™ website.

Yes, you can submit LaTex. It is recommended that you submit LaTex at the time of camera-ready submission (final submission).

LaTex is recommended to be submitted as a ZIP file containing the LaTex source files and related files including images etc.

Authors must visit the abstract page via the list of papers. The abstract page looks like this:

abstract page

In the right side nav bar, you can see a module named ‘Proceed to Payment’. The following image will make it clear for you.

Proceed to Payment module

Once you click on the ‘Proceed to Payment’ button, you shall be led to a page similar to the one shown below.

paypal button

If you want to make a direct payment to our bank account rather than using PayPal, then you can click on the ‘Don’t have PayPal?’ link. It will lead you to a page similar to what is shown below.

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PhDFocus™ related queries

Simply speaking its a robust and complete SaaS software for academic publishers to manage their journals; and at a very low cost.

  • Authors can upload their manuscripts and track the status of their manuscripts.
  • Reviewers can review the manuscripts and submit their reviews.
  • Editors can manage the entire editorial process with staff members.
  • The published articles can either be directly published on PhDFocus™ or can be published on the publisher's website using PhDFocus™ REST API.

The software is designed to be very easy to use and intuitive. It is a web based software and can be accessed from anywhere in the world.

Yes. Professors can launch their own journals using PhDFocus™. We highly encourage professors to launch their own journals specially as open access periodicals.

It is a very easy to use software and professors can launch their journals in a matter of minutes. We make sure that the academicians doesn't have to worry about the technical aspects of launching a journal. We take care of all the technical angles of launching and maintaining a journal.

Professors must have valid university/college email address to launch their journals with PhDFocus™. We do not allow professors to launch their journals using personal email addresses.

You can use the free plan to start the journal but it will have limited features. You can upgrade to a paid plan at any time.
Yes. You can host your entire journal with PhDFocus™. We provide a REST API to publish the articles on your website using a secure authenticating token. However, you can also use the PhDFocus™ website to host your journal. In such case, your journal will be hosted on the PhDFocus™ domain and you will get a subdomain for your journal. For example, if your journal is named "Journal of Computer Science", then your journal will be hosted on the domain "".