Deploy a complete Wordpress Website in Microsoft Azure Cloud

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Understand and Create Virtual Networking in Microsoft Azure Cloud as well as configure Network Security Groups to protect the environment.

Deploy Azure Virtual Machines and automate the software installation like WordPress, MySQL, PHP, Apache and others

Deploy a WordPress website integrated into Azure Storage Account for media storage and distribution

Clock1 hour
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this one hour project, you will learn how to use Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform and its compute services to host and deploy a WordPress Website. WordPress is a world-class content management platform to create websites, blogs, e-learning systems, and others. Once you're done with this project, you will be able to deploy a WordPress website using Azure Virtual Machines compute services in any Azure region you want with just a few steps. WordPress is one of the most used technologies for website creating, blogs, e-learning platforms, and others. Since WordPress is a PHP-based technology it could be deployed in many ways and many platforms and Microsoft Azure Cloud is one we can use for that. Azure has Virtual Machines compute service where we can create customized virtual machines using many Windows or Linux flavors. It is perfect for us to deploy a WordPress website and take advantage of the scalability and availability Microsoft Azure offers. Once you're done with this project, you will be able to deploy a WordPress website in Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform and perform it without huge tech experience.

Skills you will develop

websiteWordpressCloudAzureMicrosoft

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Understand the entire project elements and scope as well as be able to describe basic aspects of Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines, Networking, Security, and other relevant elements

  2. Create an Azure Virtual Networking with some Subnets, define Network Security Groups, and create inbound and outbound rules to support our project

  3. Create an Azure Virtual Machine and install MySQL server database on that and create user and database

  4. Create an Azure Virtual Machine and install Apache web server, PHP Engine and download and deploy WordPress CMS software

  5. Install WordPress, apply a new theme, and set security for our MySQL Server

  6. Create an Azure Storage Account to be used in the WordPress website, configure the Azure plugin in WordPress and Upload some videos and create some posts

  7. Clean up the project environment and avoid future costs

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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