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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

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

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

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