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Wiki : WordPress on App Service

The Azure Marketplace provides a wide range of popular web apps developed by open source software communities, for example WordPress. The following table of content below will get started on running WordPress on App Service from creating , managing , configuring , performance and troubleshooting WordPress app. WordPress and Azure App Service What is WordPress? Create… Read more

Connecting existing Web App to Azure database for MySQL (Preview)

The following steps show how to connect your existing web app on Azure App Service running on MySQL in-app or other MySQL solutions in Azure to Azure database for MySQL (Preview). Before your begin Log in to the Azure portal . Create a MySQL database on Azure database for MySQL (Preview) service . For details… Read more

Azure Functions API development updates

From HTTP triggers to proxies, Azure Functions provides a variety of tools to make developing serverless APIs quick and easy. The team has been hard at work on improvements to the API development story, including new capabilities for Azure Functions Proxies, as well as a faster way to get your APIs into PowerApps and Microsoft… Read more

Announcing Try App Service: Web App on Linux (Containers)

Web App on Linux is now available for Try App Service. You can now create free trial Web App running on Linux App Service without credit card. All you need is an MSA account. App Service Web App on Linux (Preview) enables developers to run their cloud apps natively on Docker Containers for Linux. It… Read more

Introducing Azure App Service Support Center

“Why was my Web App down?” “How do I fix it?”   These are the common questions with no easy answers. Wouldn’t it be nice if solutions on what to do next are readily available? The Azure App Service Support Center is the answer. You can access it via “Diagnose and solve problems” in the… Read more

Connect Azure App Service to Azure database for MySQL and PostgreSQL via SSL

Azure Database for MySQL (Preview) and Azure Database for PostgreSQL  (Preview), both services support Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)  encryption. By default if you create a MySQL or PostgreSQL server using this server SSL is required to connect to all databases on that server. With Web Apps , the application needs to provide the certificate authority (CA) is… Read more

Create Django Web app with PostgreSQL

This tutorial describes how to get started running Django on Azure Web Apps with Azure Database for PostgreSQL(Preview). Web Apps provides limited free hosting and rapid deployment, and you can use Python. Before you begin If you don’t have an Azure subscription, create a free account before you begin. Deploy from Marketplace This blog post… Read more

Application Insights integration with Functions now in preview

Azure Functions support for Application Insights has moved out of limited beta and into a wider public preview. We’ve also added support to add Application Insights on create, as well as, a direct link from Azure Functions’ portal to the Application Insights blade. We’ve also added additional settings to help control what data get sent… Read more

Enable PHP error logging in App Service

By default PHP error logging is turned off. When your application experiences issues , it would be beneficial to turn the logging on to investigate to root cause of the issue and mitigate it. There are different ways to do this based on whether you are using App Service on Windows or Linux. Follow the steps below… Read more