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Publish, peer review and get cited with your own DOI by cross posting to

Author:The Winnower (profile at
WordPress version required:4.0
WordPress version tested:4.2.2
Plugin version:1.7
Added to WordPress repository:01-02-2015
Last updated:01-06-2015
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Assign a CrossRef digital object identifier (DOI) to your blog via The Winnower and archive your work FOREVER using CLOCKSS. Scholarly publishing tools for individual publishers (bloggers).


  • Multi author blogs
  • Updates The Winnower when you click update in WordPress
  • Retrieve DOI's of your posts from The Winnower and display them for citation on your paper.


  1. On new or existing posts find "The Winnower Post Settings"
  2. Find "Cross-Post to The Winnower" and choose "Yes"
  3. Chose at least one Topic for the post
  4. Click "Publish"

Your post will now be posted to the winnower!

Getting your DOI

Currently only administrators may request a DOI.

  1. Once your post has been published, find "You can request a DOI here." in "The Winnower Post Settings" click it and you will end up on the post's page at (Eg.
  2. On your post's page click "Revise this Paper"
  3. Find the button "Archive" - Note: Once you archive your post it can no longer be updated.
  4. You now have a DOI!
  5. Go back to your post edit page in your blog and find the "Retrieve DOI" button and click it.
  6. Now update your paper to save the DOI.

The DOI will now display for citation at the bottom of you post!