Deploy BitBucket Source To Azure Using Azure Web App Services


Azure Web App Service provides a different deployment option to pull the source code and deploy it. This article will help you to learn about how to deploy your application from Bitbucket repository using deployment option in Azure App Service.


  • Visual Studio 2015 and above 
  • Bitbucket account
  • Basic knowledge of Bitbucket
  • Azure subscription and basic knowledge of Azure App Services

This article follows the steps given below.

  1. Creating an Azure Web App
  2. Deploy the Bitbucket Source to Azure App Service

Creating an Azure Web App

Step 1

Login to your Azure Account

Step 2

Click on + New and search web app in marketplace, select the web App and provide the following details to create web app as shown in following figures

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Step 3

Click on Create, once the deployment is completed let’s start to use the deployment option.

Deploy the Bitbucket Source to Azure App Service

Before going into deployment, click here to learn how to work with bitbucket. 

The below image shows my BitAppDemo repository in Bitbucket which contains a simple ASP.NET Web application source code.

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Step 1

Go back to Azure portal

Step 2

Select the Web App(GitBitApp) Which we have created recently and click on deployment option

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Step 3

Choose Bitbucket as a Source as shown in image

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Step 4

Select Authorization which will take you to Bitbucket application to complete your authentication process with Bitbucket from Azure.

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Step 5

Choose your organization- Team in Bitbucket

Step 6

Choose the project and then select the repository. In my case, it is BitAppDemo.

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Step 7

Choose the branch – In my case, it is Master

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Step 8

Finally, click on ok, now you can check the status as shown in the figure below. Once the status changes from building to active, click on the web app URL so that you can see the application running in the browser.

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Finally, the source of basic ASP.NET MVC Web application in Bitbucket is deployed into Azure Web App Service.

Now, I’m trying to create a new branch in the repository, following that done some changes in the source code using Visual Studio 2017. Next, I commit and push the code to the Bitbucket repository, once the code merge is done to master branch, Azure Web App service will start the deployment with respect to the changes in the master branch.

Figure 112: Bitbucket in Visual Studio
Figure 113: Status in Azure Web App Service once the merge is done
Figure 14 : After sucessful deployement
Figure 115: Application Running in Browser

I hope you have enjoyed the article. Your valuable feedback, questions, or comments about this article are always welcome.

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