OnTheGoSystems News

OTGS May News

Stability, performance, and usability of our products are super important and in May, we focused on these for both Toolset and WPML. We also continued working with partners on promoting the many new integrations and compatibility for both plugins. Toolset News During May, the Toolset team focused on stability and performance, completing two minor updates for the 1.5 main release last month. The new View editor in Blocks 1.5.2 works on the front-end and delivers a much faster and smoother...

June 2, 2021

How Sandra de Pablo Lopez stays organized while leaving space for spontaneity

May’s Star of the Month is Sandra de Pablo Lopez, the Project Manager on our Systems team! She joined OntheGoSystems in September 2020, and in those eight months, she is already well known in the company for her positivity, organization skills, and fearlessness in taking on complex initiatives. Tell us a bit about yourself! I was born in Madrid, and I currently live here in Madrid. I met my husband, Jose Manuel, when I was 21 working as a receptionist...

May 24, 2021

OTGS April News

For us, this April didn't just bring rain but also a big new release of Toolset. We're also on the brink of releasing a beta for our next WPML milestone. Finally, we improved compatibility and made some great new partnerships across the board. Toolset News In April, we completed an important milestone and released Toolset 1.5. Its focus is on three major topics: Extended features and improvements for WooCommerceCompatibility with third-party themes and pluginsPerformance improvements ahead of the Core Web...

May 3, 2021

Ahmed Ibrahim’s motivational journey to WPML Integration Developer

Ahmed, tell us about yourself  My name is Ahmed Ibrahim, I was born and currently live in Alexandria, Egypt. My family consists of four members, one of whom is my little sister, and I'm engaged and will be married soon. When I was 18 years old I moved to Cairo to join the faculty of Computers and Information. I spent about 8 years there studying and working. I intended to continue my life there, because Cairo is the capital of...

April 21, 2021

OTGS March News

In March, we kicked into high gear and entered the finishing phase of our next big projects. Toolset is on the verge of a new release while WPML is wrapping up the main development for the next major update. Toolset News March has been a long and productive month for the Toolset team. We are very close to releasing a huge beta version, closely followed by the official release. This will be a major update, focused on WooCommerce compatibility, along...

April 2, 2021

Reading the signs: How a WordPress meetup turned into a career for Andres Cifuentes

February’s Star of the Month is Andres Cifuentes! Read about his journey from being a chemical engineer in Colombia, to a web designer in France, and finally a WPML supporter working remotely in Spain.  Tell us a bit about yourself! I’m from Colombia. I graduated as a chemical engineer and I worked in a big pharmaceutical company for a few years. This job allowed me to make some savings  but I wanted to do something different. When the moment came,...

March 29, 2021

Ornela Flores’s success story – “Don’t be scared to speak up”

Ornela Flores from Chile, joined OnTheGoSystems in 2014 as part of the ICanLocalize Support team and now is part of the Integrations Team as a Translation Partners Manager. Ornela is the first contact for WPML's current and potential translation partners. She handles the integration process with translation partners from the very beginning and continues working with them in different marketing initiatives after the integration is live and available for WPML users. Her positive attitude and outstanding communication skills lead her...

March 25, 2021

Making a great online conference experience at WordCamp Prague

My name is Jan, I am a Toolset developer and for the past several years, I have been actively involved in the Czech WordPress community. On Saturday 27th of February 2021, we held an online conference WordCamp Prague 2021.  Switching an interactive, in-person event to the online format while keeping most of its magic has been difficult but certainly not impossible. As this year’s lead organizer, I want to share pieces of this sometimes arduous but extremely rewarding journey, together...

March 10, 2021

OTGS February News

We're now well into 2021 and February saw us as busy as ever. While our WPML and Toolset developers are fast at work on big new releases, our partnership and compatibility efforts are in full swing. Toolset News As planned, we had a productive month of February focusing on our main next goals: performance and compatibility.  We are close to releasing an alpha preview for a massive review of how Toolset loads resources. This update will highly improve loading times...

March 1, 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