The Social Standard

The Social Standard wanted to launch a responsive Web site that will be billed as the social media “go-to” Web site for Filipinos (in the Philippines and abroad) who are interested in staying current with trending local and international news. The responsive Web site will be complemented by an iOS and Android app later.


The objective of the project is to provide development and consulting services in the following areas:

  • Requirements analysis and project management
  • Graphic Design
  • Platform/hosting selection and integration of 3rd and/or Web services
  • Development of a content management system for publishing and managing the Web site


To fulfill the project objective, JWay accomplished the following:

  • Worked with clients to gather requirements
  • Generated graphic design concepts for the site – starting from mobile to tablet to desktop
  • Selected and set up Amazon Web Services for hosting staging and prod servers
  • Selected and set up WordPress for the content management system
  • Set up Google Analytics
  • Qualified, selected, and set up WordPress plug-ins for
    • 3 types of carousel page components (3 types) including one for YouTube videos
    • Threaded discussion for commenting
    • Polls
    • Ad Management
    • Twitter and Facebook
    • Weather
    • Currency exchange rates


JWay’s role in The Social Standard Responsive Web Site Development Project has resulted in:

  • Meeting and exceeding client’s expectation
  • Creating excitement in the Philippine news and social media market


  • Amazon Web services
  • Disquss for commenting
  • Poll Daddy for Polling
  • Ad Rotate for ad management
  • Open Source for 3 types of carousel page components (3 types) including support for YouTube videos
  • Open Source plug ins for Twitter and Facebook page components
  • Open Source plug in for weather
  • Open source plug in for exchange rate