OnTheGoSystems News

Konrad Karpieszuk – a developer who tests WordPress plugins for WPML compatibility

Konrad is a quiet spoken man from Poland. You would be surprised how rich in experiences his life is. He was working as a WordPress freelancer, was a WordCamp speaker twice, he even went to Rwanda, Africa to give computer lessons to the local students and to finally end up as a WordPress developer in OnTheGoSystems. Today he tells us more about his private life and his work in the WPML compatibility project. Where exactly do you live Konrad?

Shane Campbell – a Toolset support expert who traveled for 3 days to meet his colleagues

On an everyday basis he works on the Toolset Support Team, doing his work remotely from home in Jamaica. At the end of September he packed his bag and boarded the plane to fly to Portugal, for the company annual meetup. I met Shane when he first arrived at our hotel  in Porto in the late afternoon of October 1st. He looked a little apprehensive, but this was quite understandable after such a long 3 day journey all the way from Jamaica. Our...

October 19, 2015

Selena Salustri is a vivacious Italian girl with a charming accent.  Selena tells us something about her life….

Selena Salustri is a vivacious Italian girl with a charming accent. She joined OTGS in December 2014 as an in-dev tester. Today she tells us something about her new life at OTGS.

September 11, 2015

Saigon WordPress is growing with our support

On August 29, 2015, Dat Hoang organized the 11th WordPress meetup, a group for people loving, developing and using WordPress in Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon), Vietnam.  Like previous meetups, people were eager to come to share and discuss about using and developing WordPress.  Dat has been with OTGS for two years already and shares with us here his experiences: The timing was a perfect mix for both WordPress users and developers   Joe Guilmette shared his experience on...

September 10, 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

Living with 10MBit internet connection and no running water – the priorities of a Views plugin developer

Passionate about hiking and code refactoring at the same time. If you are following our news you might have noticed that developers working here have unique combinations of interests. However there is something extraordinary about Jan Štětina, the Views plugin developer from Czech Republic. He is completing his master’s thesis, lives in three different places during the year and proves that as long as there is a good internet connection, having no running water is a mere marginal issue! Find...

August 7, 2015

Scuba diving with WPML – meet Vuk from Serbia, a developer who literally takes WPML everywhere!

Back in May 2014, shortly after joining the company, Vuk posted this photo . At the time we simply thought that he was just good at photoshopping! He explained that the photo is real and he did indeed take the wpml.org logo under the water when scuba diving in Kalamitsi, Greece. Now, after more than a year of having Vuk Vukovic with us in the company, we all have come to know that he has many talents! Stay with us...

August 3, 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