Create a WordPress Website hosted in Azure

Azure App Service enables you to build and host web apps, mobile back ends, and RESTful APIs in the programming language of your choice without managing infrastructure. It offers auto-scaling and high availability, supports both Windows and Linux, and enables automated deployments from GitHub, Azure DevOps, or any Git repo.

For more information about Azure App Service, refer Microsoft Documentation.


  1. Azure Subscription

Create WordPress Website

Sign in to Azure Portal by using a valid Azure subscription. On the top left, click on Create a resource.

Search for WordPress in the Azure Marketplace.

When you select WordPress, a page will open which contains all the information about the service you are about to install including the description, publisher details, plans, etc. Go ahead and click on Create.

Here, we will configure our deployment by filling the form.

  1. App name: Choose a unique name.
  2. Subscription: Select a valid subscription from the dropdown.
  3. Resource Group: Use the existing or create a new one.
  4. Database Provider: Select MySQL In App from the dropdown.
  5. App Service plan/Location: Click on it and select Create new.

Configure the settings for App Service Plan.

  1. App Service Plan: Choose a unique name.
  2. Location: Select any location.
  3. Pricing Tier: Select the Dev / Test tab, then select the F1 pricing tier, and then select Apply.

Finally, select Create to start the deployment of your new site.

Once the deployment gets completed, go to the resource.

Find the URL in the Overview section of your Web App.

Get started by installing the WordPress and create your site.

Thank you All!!! Hope you find this useful.

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