OnTheGoSystems News

WordCamp Madrid 2023: Meeting the Community and Each Other

This year, our team had the pleasure of attending WordCamp Madrid, one of the largest WordCamps in Europe with over 600 attendees. It was an excellent opportunity to connect with our Spanish clients and have some fun together. The main venue hall at WordCamp Madrid 2023 Meeting People is Easy - and Fun! With a large WPML community in Spain, we decided to host a booth at WordCamp Madrid. This gave us the chance to talk...

November 10, 2023

WordCamp Europe 2023 Brings the Community Together in Athens

The biggest WordCamp in the world did it again with perfect organization, atmosphere and a true community spirit. Here are our team's impressions from this WordPress event! This year, the event took us to the enchanting city of Athens, Greece. WPML, as has become our tradition, was a proud participant and exhibitor, reinforcing our commitment to this vibrant community. And as anyone familiar with WordPress knows, WordCamp Europe is more than just a conference. It's a gathering of enthusiasts, professionals,...

June 19, 2023

Embracing Cultural Diversity: Celebrating Solar New Year, Eid, and Easter with Our Remote Team Members

In our increasingly interconnected world, embracing and celebrating cultural diversity has become more important than ever. As a company with remote employees from all corners of the globe, we take pride in the rich tapestry of cultures, traditions, and beliefs that make up our team. We're excited to share some of the unique ways our employees celebrate the Solar New Year, Eid, and Easter, which all took place in April. Let's dive into these celebrations and learn more about the...

May 4, 2023

From Bangkok to the World: Insights From WordCamp Asia 2023

After a long wait, WordCamp Asia 2023 finally took place, offering an exciting new regional WordPress conference. Originally scheduled for 2020, this WordPress conference was postponed until this year because of the Covid pandemic. It was definitely worth the wait as it was like no other. Held in Bangkok, Thailand, it brought together developers, business owners, and enthusiasts from around the world to connect, learn, and grow.  Four members from OnTheGoSystems attended the event, and they were able to immerse...

March 8, 2023

From France To Peru: Life And Adventures Of A Remote Worker

Nicolas Viallet, our OTGS Star of November, tells us about his special experience of living across continents as a digital nomad. Nicolas, tell us about yourself I am from Marseille, France but I’ve been living abroad for more than 15 years. After traveling a bit I decided to stay in Peru. It's been almost 10 years now and I even got Peruvian nationality.  I like adventures: backpacking, mountain biking, 4x4, scuba diving, bungee jumping, snowboarding (and soon skydiving), you name...

December 23, 2022

How A Hobby Turned Into A Full-time Remote Job

Dražen Duvnjak, our OTGS Star of December talks about how he transitioned from a WordPress hobbyist into an IT professional. Dražen, tell us about yourself I am a sporty tech geek from Croatia, living in a small village/town near the Italian and Slovenian border. I am a big fan of the AC Milan football club. I received my education at the Maritime University in Rijeka, where I lived and worked for the past 10 years before moving back to my...

December 23, 2022

November 2022 – Critical WPML Update & Work with Partners

November was challenging as we raced to prepare the update for WordPress 6.1. We also finished many great projects with our partners. WPML Update for WordPress 6.1 WordPress 6.1 went out on November 2nd and we were ready for it with WPML 4.5.13. The problem was that WordPress 6.1 introduced a breaking change. This caused sites with automatic WordPress updates to break. We successfully navigated this thanks to extra effort from our support. On the positive side, this also reminded...

December 7, 2022

WordCamp Europe 2022 – Ultimate Conference To Attend With Your Remote Team

WordCamp Europe is one of the two largest WordPress conferences in the world. And this year it came back as a live event! At OnTheGoSystems, we traditionally use WordCamp Europe conferences as an opportunity to get as many of our remote team members together as possible. Of course, it's also an awesome way to meet our clients and partners in person. WordCamp Europe 2022 in Porto WordCamp Europe 2022 was held in Porto, a coastal city in Portugal brimming with...

June 20, 2022

Kathy Banach on Off-the-Beaten-Path Experiences and What Being a Writer Really Means

Star of the Month Kathy Banach tells us about her experiences of living in different countries around the world and shares her tips for becoming a better writer. Kathy, tell us about yourself I suppose I’m what you’d call a global citizen of the world. I’m originally from New York, where I lived up until my early teen years. I then moved to Lodz, Poland. I finished my schooling there and embarked on a journey into the unknown by moving...

May 17, 2022

George Botsev on Why Remote Work is the Superior Way of Working

Our Star of the Month, George Botsev, talks about debugging user issues and working remotely from a village. Tell us a bit about yourself Here is me and my family. My wife and our two dogs. That day we did a walk around the fields near our house. George and his wife Detelina walking their dogs What were you doing before joining OTGS? System administration and support of business processes for a payment company. I was...

December 13, 2021