How to deploy a WordPress Site in Azure

This article shows the steps required to install WordPress on Azure.

Web Apps, Mobile Apps, API Apps, or Functions, in Azure all these run in an App Service plan.
WordPress is no exception and requires an App Service Plan and Database to install

1) Create App Service Plan

From Azure Portal,

Click New

Search for App Service Plan

Click App Service Plan in Results

Click Create

 

 

Provide the required information such as Subscription, Resource Group etc.

 

2) Create MySQL Database

From Azure Portal,

Click New

Search for MySQL

Click MySQL Database in Results

Click Create

 

 

Provide the required information such as Subscription, Resource Group etc.

 

 

Review EULA and opt-in to provider offers if you like to

 

3) Create WordPress Site

From Azure Portal,

Click New

Search for WordPress

Click WordPress in Results

Click Create

 

 

Provide the required information such as Subscription, Resource Group etc.

Select the App Service Plan and Database created in step 1 and 2

 

 

4) Configure WordPress Site

Browse to WordPress site and configure as you would any new WordPress installation 

 

 

 

2 Replies to “How to deploy a WordPress Site in Azure”

  1. Nice article. I dig Azure and I also dig WordPress. I tried getting MediaWiki running on Azure a while back……. I stopped short of shooting myself in the head. So if you ever do a blog post on setting MediaWiki up on Azure…. 🙂

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