Frequently Asked Questions
Can previous winning schools of past WCDD contests still participate?
Yes, whichever schools or individual that has won in the previous WCDD still can participate.
How long does the registration process take for each entry to get web hosting
The registration takes 2 - 5 working days to process. Details on new Edu.Net
web hosting account will be sent through email to the email address that stated
in the application form.
Can application form still be acceptable without principal's signature and
No, it is not acceptable. Application form is not valid without principal's
signature and respective school's stamp. Submission of the form can be
delivered directly, faxed or postal mail or emailed to KIT. If send through
email, please scan and save in the pdf format.
When is the deadline to submit the registration form?
It should be submitted on or before 26 May 2007.
:: CONTENT / WEB DEVELOPMENT
Does local information web page design aim to promote attractive places or
tourism in Sabah or specifically one place?
The section of local information inclusive of a wide scope, in which contains
of local attributes such as life style, culture, history and other aspects
related to local community, local products or other relevant state/nation
Does the "Tempatan" (local) refers to an organization such as school or
company, or a place like Kota Kinabalu or Kuala Lumpur, or it can be a state or
If you are developing web site contains of school information, it should be
under the section of best school homepage. But if it is about an extra activity
of school, it should be under the section of local information web site.
Meanwhile, if your web site content is about a company, it should be a local
company in Malaysia.
Yes, information can contain local information of places like KK, KL or any
places in Malaysia.
Where can I get tips to design a better webpage?
Please refer to our tips page here.
The 'Scope dictated by the Ministry of Education' means within SPM or PMR
syllabus (such as SPM Sains, English and etc.)?
Yes, as long as dictated by the Ministry of Education. For other examples can
be "how to create web page", "English for Science and Technology" and so on.
:: WEB HOSTING / SUBMISSION
How do I ensure that my uploaded final materials can be accessible from a web browser?
Please ensure that the name of the default page in your final materials/directories should be index.htm or index.html. It is important to double check your final materials whether it can be accessible from a web browser by typing your given URL address Edu.Net web hosting account in the browser program.
How do we submit our design on local information webpage or courseware for this
You are required to upload all your completed materials files to your newly
assigned Edu.Net web hosting account.
How do we upload files to Edu.Net web hosting account?
FTP, Data and Applications Hosting (Web Hosting) guides are provided as
a) Uploading files using your browser: (http://www.sabah.net.my/manuals/ftp/ftp_browser.html)
b) Uploading files using WS FTP 95 (http://www.sabah.net.my/manuals/ftp/ftp_wsftp95.html)
c) Uploading files using MS-DOS (http://www.sabah.net.my/manuals/ftp/ftp-msdos.html)
* In the event there is any difficulty faced on uploading, please contact KIT
What are the available features of Edu.Net web hosting servers?
Please refer to guidelines page.
What is the size of the web hosting account?
Each registered entry will be given one Edu.Net web hosting account with 100MB
space. Please ensure that your size of completed materials is within the given
When is the deadline for submission of completed materials?
31 July 2007. Late submission will not be entertained.
Can I use Open Source Operating System (such as Linux, SUSE, FREEBSD, Open BSD,
Mandrake, Caldera) to develop web page?
Yes, you can use PHP to develop web page and as long as source code used is PHP
Is Microsoft Access 2003 Database accepted as one of the database technology in
Microsoft Access 2003 is not provided.
Is there any certificate given for every participant in the competition?
Yes, certificates will be given individually for every winner in the section of
courseware design and local information. Participation certificate will be
given to non-winners as well, except the best school homepage, certificate will
only be given to the school. Winning and non-winning for the section of best
school homepage will receive certificate respectively.
Will there be any charges incurred in the future for web hosting in Edu.Net?
No service charges at this moment except if there is any major policy change in
In the event of a dispute between the English and Bahasa Malaysia version of
the English version shall prevail.
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