Running WordPress sites in Azure App Services is easy and cost-effective. WordPress requires a MySQL database. Today, Azure offers the MySQL In-App Service Plan to which provides PHP and everything necessary for WordPress. Very cool! In the days (and years) before the Microsoft Azure MySQL In-App, the easiest option was to use one of the free ClearDB MySQL plans. It wasn’t free. It was a one-time $10 fee. Great deal!!
Recently, the ClearDB free plans were phased out, and a low cost $10/month options was offered as a seamless upgrade to customers. Granted it’s a low price, but, Azure MySQL…... Continue reading