Scaling Success: Youth Olympics Site

Havas Media
HAVAS Media, collaborated with Alto to create a website for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics Games. The challenge involved delivering a functional and efficient solution within a tight timeline.

Alto partnered with HAVAS Media to deliver a user-friendly website for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics Games in just one month. Handling peak traffic of 1.5 million users, the site's success showcased robust infrastructure and seamless performance.


The challenge was to develop a website for the Youth Olympic Games capable of handling peak traffic of 1.5 million users. The tight one-month timeframe for development added further complexity to the project.


  • Create a user-friendly content management system for journalists to share articles.
  • Partner with HAVAS Media for design collaboration.
  • Utilize OctoberCMS, based on PHP Laravel framework, for quick development and a friendly client dashboard.
  • Successfully launch the website within one month.
  • Ensure seamless performance and robust infrastructure for peak traffic with the assistance of the DevOps team.

Tech Stack

To achieve the project's objectives, Alto utilized the following tech stack:

  • Amazon Web Services for scalable and reliable hosting.
  • PHP for server-side scripting.
  • Laravel for a powerful PHP framework.
  • OctoberCMS for a user-friendly content management system.
  • JavaScript for interactive website elements.


"We faced an exciting challenge with the Youth Olympic Games project. Alto's expertise and collaborative approach were key in delivering a successful website for this prestigious event."
HAVAS Media Team


  1. Implemented a CMS solution for easy content management.
  2. Collaborated with HAVAS Media for design integration.
  3. Utilized OctoberCMS, ensuring quick development and an intuitive dashboard.
  4. Launched the website within one month, meeting the tight deadline.
  5. Successfully handled peak traffic of up to 1.5 million users with robust infrastructure and seamless performance, thanks to the DevOps team's support.