In the last part of this series, we experienced how to create a new wordpress blog instance in Azure App Service. In this part we will learn, how to configure your wordpress instance for publishing.

Now that we have WordPress instance deployed in Azure App Service, lets expore the app service instance a bit.

Step 1: Go to “All Resources” and select “mywordpress-blog” app

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Step 2:  Copy URL and open in another browser window

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Step 3: WordPress Configuration will automatically kick-in.  Select your desired language, in my case it would be ‘English’ and click on Continue.

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Step 4: Specify your blog name, initial admin username, password, email etc.

Click on [Install WordPress]

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Step 5: Congragulations!, Your installation is successful and you will be greeted with Success message. Now it is your time to get started with your blog.

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You can simply login to <your_wordpress_website_url>/wp-admin, with the admin login and start creating your content.

If you are a beginner and need additional help in using wordpress, please visit – Official WordPress-Configuration  Help