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Zip Push Deployment for Web Apps, Functions and WebJobs

With our most recent deployment of Kudu, we have introduced a new deployment option for web apps, Azure Functions and WebJobs: zip push deployment. Zipdeploy combines the simplicity of Kudu’s zip API with the flexibility and robustness of Kudu’s deployment features, like deletion of unused files from old deployments, history tracking and Auto Swap support…. Read more

Retirement of the PHP 5.5 runtime from App Service

Strongly Recommended to Upgrade to PHP 5.6, 7.0, or 7.1 Because the PHP Group stated that PHP 5.5 is no longer supported, there won’t be any more updates to that version, including security fixes. To avoid the potential for security issues on App Service, we plan to retire our support of PHP 5.5 in January 2018. Currently,… Read more

Introducing the New App Service Support Center (Preview)

“What’s wrong with my Web App? My Web App is down!”   These are tough questions that we know are frustrating for you. It is our priority to make sure that we figure out how to keep your Web App healthy with minimal downtime. However, in the cases where things do go wrong, the problem… Read more

August 2017 App Service update

This month we rolled out a few major releases for App Service including: Azure App Service on Linux, Web Apps for containers, New Azure Functions browse, File System Quota and IP Restrictions UX and Bot Apps on App Service…. Read more

How-to : For WordPress on App Service (Windows/Linux )

With both App Service for Windows and Linux  today , setting up  and configuration of your WordPress app is different in some way based on whether you are using Linux vs Windows . The matrix below can help guide your the appropriate documentation and steps for your WordPress app   Web App on Windows  Web… Read more

Web App on Linux <3 Azure Container Registry

With our latest UX deployment we introduced a new user experience to easily choose Docker images that are stored in an Azure Container Registry (ACR) repo. Moreover we offer you a single click continuous deployment experience using webhooks with the Preview SKUs of ACR.   For more information please check our intro doc at https://aka.ms/webapp-linux,… Read more

Introducing Proactive Auto Heal

Many of you may be familiar with the Auto Heal feature which allows you to configure limits on your Web App for request count, slow requests, Http status codes, and memory usage. Many times when you are experiencing problems with your Web App that can include slow responses or a non-responsive site, a simple restart… Read more