Steps to create a web site in Microsoft Azure for SharePoint Online

Microsoft azure create web site
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This Azure tutorial explains how we can create a web site in Micosoft Azure. This web site will be used while developing provider hosted add-in or Webjobs for SharePoint online sites. You can also read How to get publish profile for Microsoft Azure web site?


First login to the Microsoft Azure Portal. You should have a valid subscription or you can signup for a trial version for Microsoft Azure.

Then click on the + icon and then Web + Mobile and then click on “Web App” as shown in the fig below:

Microsoft azure create web site
Microsoft azure create web site



Then in the Create Web App screen, give a name for the web app, subscription, also create a new resource group or use an existing resource group. Then click on Create. The screen looks like below:

create a web site in Microsoft Azure for SharePoint Online
create a web site in Microsoft Azure for SharePoint Online

Then click on All resources like below which will display all the available resources.

Microsoft azure create web site
Microsoft azure create web site

There click on the site which we have created which will display details about the site. It shows status like Resource group, status, location, url etc like below.

create web site microsoft azure
create web site microsoft azure

Read some sharepoint online tutorials:


You can click on the url to browse the web site. Hope this article will be helpful.


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About Bhawana Rathore

Hello Everyone!! I am Bhawana a SharePoint MVP and having about 8+ years of SharePoint experience as well as in .Net technologies . I have worked in all the versions of SharePoint from wss to Office 365. I have good exposure in Customization and Migration using Nintex, Metalogix tools . Now exploring more in SharePoint 2016 :) Hope here I can contribute and share my knowledge to the fullest. As I believe "There is no wealth like knowledge, and no poverty like ignorance"

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