Microsoft Azure Web Sites is a cloud computing based platform for hosting websites, created and operated by Microsoft. Microsoft Azure Web Sites is a platform as a service (PaaS) which allows publishing Web apps running on multiple frameworks and written in different programming languages. Here are the steps for hosting a website in Azure.
Open the Azure Market Place Window
Type WordPress and this will display all WordPress resources
Select one and create
Next, you’re presented several options to configure your deployment. Enter the following information.
Selected Database is my SQL In-App, under the App Service Plan and Location
Click on Ok
– Click on apply
– Next Click on create. And this will be validated and if everything is fine. The WebApp will be created.
– To see the status of this WebApp, click on the notification bell (menu) and the progress will be displayed.
Note: The status changes to a green check as each component in the deployment completes.
You can pin this to the bar or click go-to resources.
Access the URL and it will prompt you to install WordPress and proceed with your customization of WordPress in Azure.