Create WordPress Blog Using Azure Web App - Classic Portal

In this article we will go step by step to create WordPress Blog using Azure Web App in Azure Classic Portal. Web App is a part of Azure App Service. WordPress on azure is very cost effective, easy to install,and scalable.Aall WordPress pluginsare  available and secure. By default it is using MySQL as a database. Also we can use SQL Database for database.


  • Microsoft Azure Subscription (MSDN subscribers or sign up for one month trial )
You Will learn:
  • How to Create WordPress Blog,
  • Ready templates available in Web App from gallery option
  • Installation of WordPress on Azure
  • Create MySQL Database for WordPress
How to Install WordPress on Azure

Step 1: Navigate to Azure Classic Portal & sing in using Azure Subscription credentials.


Step 3: Select "BLOGS" from left side & it will display supported templates available on azure. Click on "WordPress".

Step 4: Configure Web App options available,
  • Enter WordPress Blog url
  • Create new MySQL database
  • Create New or existing App Service Plan
  • Choose region from list

Step 5: After entering all details it will ask for creating a new MySQL database. Enter database name & also select region of database.

Select the checkbox at the bottom of the window to agree the ClearDBs usage terms & conditions for your hosted MySQL database. Then click on complete button.

Step 6: Wait for few seconds. WordPress installation process going on Azure.

Step 7: Now click on WordPress url

Choose Preferred Language

Step 8: Enter blog title, Username, Password, Email id (for recover password of wordpress). Click on "Install WordPress" button

Step 9:
Enter WordPress Username, Password & click on Login button.

WordPress Blog Dashboard

Now type wordpress blog url in another browser ex.

Also it is responsive so it will adjust according to Mobile screen,

Congratulations, your WordPress Blog is ready using Web App on Microsoft Azure!
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