OnTheGoSystems News

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

Meeting Your Remote Team In Person During Covid Times

Covid has changed our lives in lots of ways, but it hasn’t changed our wish to get together once in a while as a company. Here's the story of how we organized a nice in-person meeting in Madrid at the end of October. As a fully remote company, one of the things OnTheGoSystems employees really look forward to is meeting in person at our company-wide events. Thanks to Covid, it was quite some time since we were able to have...

November 29, 2021

Cultivating a Creative and Inclusive Remote Workplace Culture

Creating a company culture that’s inclusive and supportive is vital for employee wellbeing and performance, even more so when your workforce is remote. But finding creative ways to interact, collaborate, and explore can be challenging. OnTheGoSystems was “born remote”, so we’ve always recognized the importance of nurturing a social and collaborative environment. From daily warm-up exercises and virtual coffee breaks to annual company-wide competitions and incentives, we always support strong communication and creative, inclusive interaction. And it often involves expressing...

July 30, 2021

Born Remote – A Unique Advantage in 2021

The future of work is changing. Whether that future includes mainly remote, in-office, or flexible and hybrid work depends on individual companies’ decisions. However, the advantages of remote work might just be worth the effort. Flexible Working Vs. Remote Working Many top tech companies intend to pursue flexible working, so employees can do most of their work from home. An article by the BBC explains how they still need to come into the office a few times a week or...

June 3, 2021

How we turned my prototype into one of our product’s top features

Ivan Čurdinjaković is a developer in our Toolset team. In this interview, Ivan tells us a story of how he came up with an idea to solve a long-standing challenge for working with a mix of static and dynamic content in WordPress. Can you explain the problem you wanted to solve to someone who's unfamiliar with WordPress? Sure! As everyone knows, WordPress allows you to create and manage sites. It comes with some default information for your pages like the...

February 24, 2021

OTGS November News

Before entering the holiday season, we spent our November diligently working on the next Toolset and WPML releases. At the same time, our support kept ticking like clockwork, and we continued our work with partners.  Toolset News November has been all about stability and performance for the Toolset team. We just published a joint release of all Toolset plugins. It packs tons of fixes and usability improvements and much better performance. You can find the details in the announcement post....

December 1, 2020

The beauty and importance of WordCamp workshops

WordCamp events are a unique way for anyone involved with WordPress to meet the community, get inspired but also learn something new. As the WordPress community grows and changes, so does the concept of WordCamps.  It is not uncommon for organizers to try new and different approaches for the activities that happen during the event. Lately, one very prominent example of this is the workshop format which usually happens on a separate, pre-conference day. Dario at...

October 9, 2017