OnTheGoSystems News

We love WordPress events – OTGS activity in the WP community in June

What a month! With the number of WordCamps and WordPress meetups increasing all over the world, we barely have time to write about all of them. So, let’s have a review of all events we participated in during this month - besides those where we were WordPress Global Community Sponsors. WordCamp Belgrade 2016 Srdjan attended WordCamp Belgrade 2016 on June 4th, and wrote a detailed summary of this WordCamp. If you missed this WordCamp, you can pretend you were in...

July 11, 2016

WordCamp Europe 2016

WordCamp Europe 2016 is over and it is time to write about it. WCEU is special, but it is even more special for OnTheGoSystems. As the remote working company we are, finding time to meet each other is precious. And WCEU provided the perfect space for that. This year, 25 members of our team were part of the more than 1900 attendees who took over the Museumsquartier in Vienna. We had the opportunity to sponsor this great event, and as it...

July 4, 2016

Attending WordCamp Antwerp 2016: Being a speaker for the first time

For a lot of people this may seem to be a trivial thing: yes, I will see a lot of my WordPress fellows, yes, I will catch up with what they are doing and yes, I’ll get the latest updates from the community... but it’s just another WordCamp, just another talk. For me, it wasn’t anything like that at all. This was my first WordCamp as a speaker, and it wasn’t even in my own native language. It's not easy...

June 28, 2016

Change is Coming

If you've been following our products and websites, you might have noticed that things are changing. Right now, we are in the middle of a major change in the user interface of WPML and WooCommerce Multilingual. We are also experimenting with a completely new approach to Toolset marketing. These changes are the result of new understandings. Some are coming from our clients, some from our own experience and some from following others. In the last few weeks, I've been reading blogs...

January 6, 2016

OnTheGoSystems Third Annual Conference

We all work remotely from homes, from different parts of the world. Once a year we all get together in a nice place. This year we held the  annual company event in the city of Porto, in Portugal. See how it went. On the beach in Porto Day 1. First dinner and ice-breaking games On the arrival day, Thursday evening, we got together in the hotel restaurant to have our first dinner together. Having meals together...

October 30, 2015

Proxy Team – the people who opened WPML for external translation services

Proxy Team. It might sound odd to some, to others, mysterious and intriguing. However, you will be surprised to find out that behind this futuristic name there are actually some cheerful people: Sarah, Paweł, and Dominik. Moreover, another person is getting ready to join them. Stay with us to meet the Proxy Team—WordPress developers who have opened WPML for external translation services—and see what it means for you. Before the Proxy Team was born To understand the origins of the...

August 13, 2015

The beginnings of a remote global company

WPML and Toolset plugins are recognised brands by thousands of WordPress fans today. But only few people know that the company started with just one person. Soon after 5 other people joined. Today we share 6 pictures and 6 stories of people who joined OnTheGoSystems over 4 years ago. Stay with us to see who played a very important part in the growth of the company.   Amir Helzer - from Israel Amir Helzer - from...

July 30, 2015

Celebrating a birthday party online. Refuting a myth of remote work and feeling alone

If you tell your friends, uncles, and aunts that you work remotely from home, the first questions they will probably ask you will be: “Don’t you feel alone? Don’t you miss contacting people?” No, we don’t feel alone at all. We are in contact with our co-workers every day, and we even celebrate birthday parties online! Stay with us to see some unique pictures you won’t see anywhere else. Today was our WPML team leader’s birthday ...

March 18, 2015

WordCamps we attended as speakers and co-organizers in 2014

We are a part of WordPress community and actively involved in attending WordCamps and other WordPress conferences both as speakers and organizers. We also run WordPress workshops. If you want us to be speakers at your event we will be happy to join. See what WordCamp events we attended in the year 2014. Dat Hoang Dat Hoang, Vietnam Dat was a speaker at the WordCamp Hanoi, Vietnam's First WordCamp! Dat has been the organizer and speaker...

January 7, 2015