OnTheGoSystems News

OTGS November News

In November, we kept rolling out our milestone WPML 4.5 release to more websites and had a super busy month in our Go-Global compatibility program. We also opened our Translation Hub to all small agencies and translators so they can set up their own translation service for clients. What’s New in WPML? We are still doing a phased roll-out of WPML 4.5 to our clients. Currently, we rolled it out to only 1% of the sites running WPML (which is...

December 2, 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

Mercedes Barreda on Her Work, Family and the Importance of Prioritizing

Star of the Month Mercedes Barreda talks about her path from being a professional translator to joining our Administration team, maintaining balance, and working from home as a mother of 2 boys. Mercedes, tell us a bit about yourself A trip to the north of Argentina, province of Jujuy I was born and am still living in the city of La Plata, the capital city of Buenos Aires province, Argentina. Also known as the city of diagonals and of linden...

November 12, 2021

Connecting Your Remote Team Through Live Cooking Sessions

There are a lot of online activities that remote teams can do together, and a live cooking session is one of them. Working remotely is great but requires extra effort to build connections within the team. At OnTheGoSystems, we're always eager to try new ways of connecting with each other. OnTheGoSystems cooking session online Coming from different parts of the world and with such a diverse background, we wanted to seize the opportunity and...

November 12, 2021

OTGS October News

The star of this October was definitely the release of WPML 4.5. It allows you to simply let WPML translate your site automatically in the background while you focus on the content in the default language. WPML 4.5.0 WPML 4.5 introduces the new big feature called "Translate Everything" which lets you translate your content automatically in seconds. It's a one-time setting and the translations appear automatically in the background while you can continue creating content. You still have full control...

November 3, 2021

How to Grow Your Career from Supporter to Team Lead

Otto Federico Wald has come a long way since joining OntheGoSystems in 2015! Here’s how he progressed in his career, in his own words. Hanging around with my kids Tell us a bit about yourself. I am Otto :) I have two kids: Juan and Mateo. I like to spend time hanging with them at home or going out to eat or to the club so we can do some sports and enjoy the fresh air. I like to read....

November 2, 2021

Working cheerfully while working remotely

Star of the Month Andreas Panagiotopoulos talks about moving from QA to the Development team, maintaining balance, and working from home as a new dad. Andreas, tell us a bit about yourself. I am Andreas Panagiotopoulos, and I am from Argos Greece. I have completed my Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering and then I took 2 Master's Degrees. One in Digital Communications and one MBA. All my studies have been done in Athens. I have lived in Athens since 2000,...

October 26, 2021

Meet Adelance – Our New Project that Brings People Together

Adelance is a new project that we’ve started, which combines software development and physical activities. The purpose of Adelance is to bring people together through social dance classes. Why should a software development company like OnTheGoSystems go into a project like this? I’m an avid tango dancer. I’ve been dancing tango since I lived in Argentina 10 years ago. Since then, social dance has been part of my life and travel. I danced in Argentina, Israel, USA and several European...

October 26, 2021

OTGS September News

We used September to finish work on the biggest WPML release ever. It will be released in the first days of October. We also released a new version of WooCommerce Multilingual with great new features. WPML News WPML 4.5.0 We published the WPML 4.5 Release Candidate. This means we're very close to the final release. The main difference between this version and Beta 2 before it, is performance and user experience improvements. We're running this version on our own production...

September 29, 2021

Marcel Tannich on his move from Austria to Spain and the freedom of working remotely

August’s OTGS Star of the Month was Marcel Tannich, one of our amazing WPML supporters! Read more about how his interest in Space Invaders became a lifelong passion for computers, and how working remotely gives him the freedom to travel and pursue his hobbies. Tell us a bit about yourself, Marcel! I was born in Innsbruck, Austria, known as the “Heart of the Alps”. My family lived in a small village a few minutes drive away from the city. I...

September 21, 2021