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How to deploy a WordPress Site in Azure

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Shaun Vermaak
My name is Shaun Vermaak and I have always been fascinated with technology and how we use it to enhance our lives and business.
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.



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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 



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