MaGIC Academy: WordPress and the Cloud


WordPress is a web software that is used by over 60 million people across the world to create websites, blogs, and apps. This is your chance to build that cool website you've been thinking about using WordPress and deploy it to the cloud. This workshop will also help you discover how to take advantage of what the cloud has to offer.

Key Learnings

  1. Discover key functionalities and applications of WordPress
  2. Deploy your WordPress website, database and domain
  3. Learn about Microsoft cloud, Azure and sign up for free development tools under the Microsoft BizSpark programme for startups (subject to T&C’s)

Target Audience

This course is suitable for startups and entrepreneurs exploring tech-enablement.

Speaker Description

Aswin C. is a Technical Evangelist with Microsoft for 3 years. He has been passionate about changing the world using Microsoft technology since he was a student when he was also appointed Microsoft Student Partner.

Useful References/ Pre-Reading

1. Create a WordPress web app in Azure App Service


2. 10 Killer Ways for Startups To Use WordPress

3. BizSpark


4. Microsoft Azure Fundamental [required]


Brief Agenda

2000 : Exploring WordPress functionalities

2100 : Dabble with Microsoft Azure features

2200 : End

Important Reminder

- Dress Code : Smart Casual. Strictly NO Slippers, NO round-neck shirts, NO short pants
- Please bring your own laptop
- Please also bring your I/C or Passport for registration purposes.
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Thu Mar 24, 2016
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM MYT
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Venue Address
Microsoft, Menara 3 PETRONAS, KL Malaysia
Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre