Recap of WordPress 20th Anniversary Meet-up

On May 27, 2023, we joyfully celebrated the 20th anniversary of WordPress at MU DOT MY, Kuala Lumpur. We were happy to have 42 attendees join us in marking this significant milestone.

wordpress 20th anniversary meetup

The venue was adorned with WordPress-themed decorations, and a 40cm x 40cm fruit cake was displayed with the iconic Wapuu picture on top.

wordpress 20th anniversary wapuu cake

Besides, the founder of WordPress Malaysia, Mr. Sam Suresh shared about the history of WordPress and its remarkable growth within the Malaysian community. Attendees also had the opportunity to share their own personal stories and experiences with WordPress, fostering a strong sense of community and connection.

To add to the excitement, we organised a trivia quiz with exclusive prizes for the winners. This engaging activity tested participants’ knowledge of WordPress. Following the quiz, food and beverages were provided, allowing guests to enjoy delicious pizza and donuts while getting to know each other better.

mu dot my wp20 celebration

We would like to express our sincere appreciation to MU DOT MY for sponsoring the venue, as well as ORENCloud Sdn Bhd, NoFrillsCloud, and Mr. Liew Cheon Fong for their invaluable support, which contributed to the success of the WordPress 20th Anniversary meetup.

#WP20 #WordPress20 #WordPress

HILTI Microsoft Excel Advanced Training

On 19th April 2023, MU DOT MY conducted a Microsoft Excel Advanced Training for HILTI Malaysia. HILTI is a European company that specialises in the design and manufacture of cutting-edge technologies, software, and services for the professional construction industry.

The training was attended by 23 employees from HILTI Malaysia. During the training, the participants gained essential knowledge to unlock the full potential of Excel, explored advanced data analysis, and learned about advanced functions and pivot tables.

Our Excel Advanced course is divided into four units. Unit 1 covers advanced data entry, data tables; Unit 2 covers advanced conditional formatting and charts; Unit 3 covers lookups, while Unit 4 covers pivot tables and data relationships.

on hand practice.

Mastering Excel Advanced can help individuals and organisations improve their daily tasks’ efficiency in a simple and short-term way. At MU DOT MY, we appreciate HILTI’s commitment to global teamwork, and we are grateful for the opportunity to contribute to their growth.

excel training

If you are interested in improving your company’s efficiency, feel free to contact us to schedule your in-house Excel training!

Flagship WordCamp Asia 2023 Conference


WordCampAsia 2023 is Asia’s first of its kind. WordCamp has previously taken place in the United States, Europe, and Central America, but this is the first time it will take place in Asia.

Considering Thailand is located in the middle of Asia, it was decided to hold WordCamp Asia’s inaugural event in Bangkok. Accessibility from everywhere, mesmerizing monuments, delectable cuisine, and amiable locals

WordCamp 2023 will take place over three days, beginning on February 17th and ending on February 19th, with a flat ticket price of 800 Baht for all days except the first if you do not have a contributor day ticket. Presentations, sponsor showcases, contributions, and social events will be held for over 1,300 attendees from around the world to witness the WordPress training Lollapalooza.

Sam Suresh, Lead trainer of MU DOT MY

MU DOT MY at WordCamp Asia 2023

We are excited to announce that MU DOT MY will be attending WordCamp Asia 2023 as one of its organizers. Sam Suresh, CEO, and Founder of MU DOT MY was selected to be a global co-lead for WordCamp Asia 2023 as well as the initially scheduled WordCamp Asia in 2020 at a gathering of the most esteemed WordPress specialists in Asia. MU DOT MY provides training to organizations and people that wish to advance their careers.

Come see Sam Suresh, as well as the speakers of the WordCamp 2023 as they share their experiences and knowledge gained over the years.

Take part in WordCamp Asia 2023!

Visit the event website to purchase your ticket before they sell out, next batch releases on the 8th of September 2022. We are excited to see you there! Check out our WordPress web design training offered by MU DOT MY.

Global eLearning Conference 2022

We are excited to announce that MU DOT MY is joining the Global eLearning Conference 2022 set in the beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain, this year’s Global eLearning Conference known as #MoodleMoot is focused on the future of education, as a rare opportunity to come together is given to at least 600 delegates from around the world. The conference will be held at Hotel Barceló Sants, a lovely resort in what is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in the evening

Founder’s Appearance

The appearance of Martin Dougiamas, Founder and CEO of one of the world’s most prominent online learning systems, is one of the highlights of the Global eLearning Conference 2022. A true pioneer in the field, hearing him speak in person is an opportunity not to be missed! Representatives from universities worldwide will be present, including but not limited to University College London, North Carolina State University, the University of Helsinki, and the University of Montreal.

Sam Suresh, Lead trainer of MU DOT MY

MU DOT MY at Global eLearning Conference

We are honored that we were chosen to present at a conference full of international industry titans from prestigious backgrounds. This makes us the only Malaysian speaker to be accepted into the Global eLearning Conference 2022! Sam Suresh is the Director of MU DOT MY, a one-of-a-kind training academy that offers a variety of courses, from marketing and multimedia training to web and programming training.

Meet Sam Suresh as he enlightens us on his topics of  Creating Mobile Application-optimized courses and  Integrating eLearning systems with WordPress along with a plethora of other distinguished speakers at this year’s event. 

Join Us!

Visit the event website to purchase your ticket before they sell out. We are excited to see you there!  Check out our latest training catalog offered by MU DOT MY.

Digital Learning Platform for Maxis eKelas

(From left) Gokhan Ogut (Maxis CEO), Al- Ishsal Ishak (MCMC Chairman) and Raja Tan Seri Arshad (Maxis Chairman) visited eKelas showcase

Maxis eKelas Student Grant Award Ceremony “Anugerah Gemilang” was officiated by Encik Al-Ishsal Ishak, Chairman of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) at Menara Maxis on 27 March 2019. eKelas education programme was made possible by Maxis’ partnership with MCMC, with over 9,000 students connecting through the programme.

What is Anugerah Gemilang?

Anugerah Gemilang is a student grant scheme launched in August 2017 under Maxis eKelas. It is designed to recognise the eKelas students who have shown the most progress in their studies. All Maxis eKelas students who have been participating in the eKelas programme at Pusat Internet under Maxis’ care are eligible to apply for the Anugerah Gemilang eKelas Student Grant. Eligible students can apply online and submit their final school exam results for the previous and current year, which are then evaluated by Maxis. The first application for the student grant was opened to students in November 2017, with the first award ceremony held in March 2018.

Congratulations to the Anugerah Gemilang recipients. Photo credit to Digital News Asia

At this second installation of the Anugerah Gemilang eKelas ceremony, 25 eKelas students were awarded for their academic achievements. Four students were presented with a cash contribution of RM1,200 and a school starter pack each, while 21 received RM600 and a school starter pack each. 

The criteria to win Anugerah Gemilang eKelas awards is students have to show the most progressed in their studies by achieving a minimum of one grade improvement in any 2 or all 3 of the subjects taught in the eKelas programme: English, Science and Mathematics, based on their mid-year exam results as the base assessment and final year exam results or PT3 results for Form 3 where improvement was recorded.

Al-Ishsal Ishak great to see the portal bring students from different states into a single platform to discuss their studies and projects together

What is Maxis eKelas?

Maxis eKelas aims to unlock the potential and improve the academic performance of students in rural communities in form of after-school digital learning initiative which brings learning enrichment in a fun and vibrant way and provide access to quality education content, in line with the Malaysian School Syllabus.

eKelas Portal comes in 4 features, shown through “Kalau Nak Tahu, eKelaslah!” showcase:

  1. Live Tuition
  2. eKelas Portal
  3. eCikgu
  4. Activity Based Learning

Maxis eKelas students starts from Primary 6 up to Form 5, were exposed to experiential learning with competitions and group projects also motivational sessions by Maxis’ own young and brightest talents.

eKelas Portal helps the students to new ways of learning connecting the students to experienced teachers via:

  • Live tutorial sessions
  • Group projects
  • Videos
  • Competitions

Besides, eKelas Portal also helps to build the confidence among students with fun and engaging activities such as motivational talks and holiday camps.

(From left) Gokhan Ogut, and Al-Ishal Ishak looking at digital learning platform developed by MU DOT MY PLT

We were awarded to join the special occasion as a rewarding journey in effort of bringing the digital learning closer to the community. MU DOT MY PLT started to involve with Maxis eKelas in late 2016 by improving the technologies of eKelas Portal development, live streaming and consultation.

eKelas Learning Portal launched by MCMC Chairman and Maxis Chairman

eKelas Portal is one of the Corporate Service Responsibility programme run by Maxis. eKelas is a programme for students in rural and urban poor areas of Malaysia under Pusat Internet 1Malaysia (PI1M) which managed by Maxis. eKelas is a technology-enabled and remote learning platform for students to connect with experienced teachers and education content without any distance barrier.

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Maxis eKelas UAT

On 21 June 2017, we conducted User Acceptance Test (UAT) for administrators of ekelasportal with Maxis to test the admin functions in eKelas portal. The purpose of this UAT is to ensure the portal can handle required tasks in real-world scenarios.

eKelas is a Corporate Service Responsibility programme run by Maxis. eKelas is a programme for students in rural and urban poor areas of Malaysia under Pusat Internet 1Malaysia (PI1M) which managed by Maxis. Maxis collaborated with MU DOT MY PLT to develop and host the Learning Management System (LMS) portal for Maxis eKelasprogramme since 2017. eKelas portal is a technology-enabled and remote learning platform for students to connect with experienced teachers and education content without any distance barrier.

During the UAT, we taught the Maxis administrators how to moderate the portal and monitor the portal for any inappropriate or offensive content.

On 31 May 2017, we have conducted a series of UAT at several Pusat Internet 1Malaysia (PI1M) under Maxis eKelas programme. The UATs were conducted by Maxis volunteer and PI1M managers. The main purpose of the UAT is to test and determine whether the portal is user-friendly before launching to the portal.