Hosting WordPress on Microsoft’s massive cloud network allows you to take your WordPress website to the next level.
Although hosting WordPress on Azure offers amazing performance, it can be challenging. If you’re a new to the development world, you may be interested in managed shared hosting or managed cloud hosting.
To get started, create a free Azure account and follow along with the video above. If you get stuck, check below to see the steps listed individually with their commands.
There are 3 steps in this tutorial:
1. Launch WordPress Installation
2. Configure WordPress Installation
2.1 Basic Settings
2.2 Hardware Settings
2.3 Network Settings
2.4 Finalize Deployment
3. Login to WordPress
3.1 Retrieve Login Credentials
3.2 Access WordPress Dashboard
You’ve successfully launched a WordPress application in a virtual machine on Microsoft Azure!
Now that your WordPress application is successfully configured, you can look into more advanced functionality such as setting up a domain name and SSL encryption.
If you have any questions or comments about this tutorial, please be sure to post them below!