App Service

A fully managed platform for building, deploying and scaling your web apps

Enabling productivity and innovation for over 2 million apps and sites on Azure

Quickly build, deploy and scale web apps and APIs on your terms. Work with .NET, .NET Core, Node.js, Java, Python or PHP, in containers or running on Windows or Linux. Meet rigorous, enterprise-grade performance, security and compliance requirements used a trusted, fully managed platform that handles over 40 billion requests per day.

Fully managed platform with built-in infrastructure maintenance, security patching and scaling

Built-in CI/CD integration and zero-downtime deployments

Integration with virtual networks and ability to run in an isolated and dedicated App Service environment

Rigorous security and compliance, including SOC and PCI, for seamless deployments across public cloud, Azure Government and on-premises environments

Quickly build web apps and APIs in the cloud

  • Bring your code or container using the framework language of your choice.
  • Increase developer productivity with tight integration of Visual Studio Code and Visual Studio.
  • Streamline CI/CD with Git, GitHub, GitHub Actions, Atlassian Bitbucket, Azure DevOps, Docker Hub and Azure Container Registry.
  • Reduce downtime and minimise risk for app updates by using deployment slots.

Scale apps on an enterprise grade platform

  • Achieve high availability with SLA-backed uptime of 99.95 per cent.
  • Simplify operations with automatic platform maintenance and security patching.
  • Protect your applications with Web App Firewall and connect with virtual network integration.
  • Deploy isolated web app instances with a single-tenancy model.
  • Use Azure Active Directory and other popular identity providers to authenticate and authorise app access.
  • Scale globally across all Azure regions.

Migrate .NET web apps with ease

Bring your web apps to the cloud with minimal or no code changes using the Azure App Service Migration Assistant – a free and simple tool to automatically migrate .NET web applications from on-premises to the cloud.

Migrate in three easy steps

  1. Quickly assess your website for migration by running a scan of its public URL.
  2. Download the Migration Assistant to run readiness checks.
  3. Migrate your web app.
Assess your app in seconds

Innovate with Azure’s cognitive and event driven services

Use App Service to bring the best of Azure to your web app

  • Improve accessibility with cognitive services for embedded text reading and speech translation.
  • Create easily searchable content with AI-powered cloud search services.
  • Boost usability with Personalizer.
  • Innovate faster by managing all of your APIs in one place.

Simplify operations with built-in monitoring

  • Perform intelligent and interactive, live troubleshooting with App Service diagnostics.
  • View application performance and health end to end with Azure Monitor and Application Insights to make decisions faster.
  • Build real-time views of application resource usage with Azure Monitor and configure alerts to notify you of unexpected conditions.
  • Gain deeper insights into your app’s throughput, response times, downstream dependencies and error trends using Application Insights.

Scale globally with industry-leading security

Flexible pricing options to fit your needs

Azure App Service is a fully managed web hosting service for building web apps, mobile back ends and RESTful APIs. From small websites to globally scaled web applications, we have the pricing and performance options that fit your needs, including new Reserved Instances on Premiumv3, which offers savings up to 55% versus pay as you go.

Everything you need to get started

Get instant access and a $200 credit by signing up for an Azure free account.

Build web and mobile apps for any platform or device. Follow our three simple steps to host your first web app on Azure.

Quickly assess your existing website or web apps for migration.

Developer documentation, sample code and app development resources

5-minute quickstarts

Build your first app on Windows or Linux using:

Learning modules

Step-by-step guidance on how to build and host web apps from MS Learn

Build with .NET

App Service is the only managed service built from the ground up to support .NET workloads

Create an ASP.NET app in Azure

Explore step-by-step guidance for migrating .NET apps to Azure

Use the .NET Portability Analyzer to analyse assemblies for .NET Core

Convert your .NET code to .NET Core with our .NET Core Porting Guidance

Accelerate development

Use built-in CORS support for RESTful APIs

Connect to MongoDB, Azure SQLDB or MySQL database

Build browser-based .NET apps with Blazor

Running custom Windows containers in Azure

Deployment best practices

Accelerate app development with Power Apps

Trusted by companies of all sizes

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

"Nobody understands .NET and SQL Server better than Microsoft, which, through Azure, gave us a robust set of managed services for migrating our legacy applications to the cloud."

Bev Kite, Chief Information Officer Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences


"Azure didn't let us down. More than that, it gave us a way to assure senior management that we could support this massive, global campaign."

Lennart Boorsma, Digital Marketing Manager, Heineken

Real Madrid C.F.

"The Azure platform will help us provide the services we want to offer, because it gives us the scalability we need, whenever we need it."

José Ángel Sánchez, CEO, Real Madrid C.F.
Real Madrid

Premera Blue Cross

"We use Azure App Service to provide a truly reliable tier for service delivery and fulfillment. It's invaluable."

Henry Larrymore, Senior Cloud Engineer, Digital Customer Experience, Premera Blue Cross
Premera Blue Cross


"Now, when we're launching new projects, we're looking at what we can take advantage of in Azure. Capabilities that in the past we've had to build ourselves, like an image-scaling function, we can do now in Azure."

Fredrik Lagerträd, Manager, Digital Development, The Absolut Company


"Our move to .NET Core, Visual Studio Code, TypeScript, and Azure services worked out just like we had planned. Our new website makes us much more agile in supporting Chipotle's primary mission."

Mike Smith, Lead Software Developer, Chipotle Mexican Grill

Azure App Service updates, blogs and announcements

Frequently asked questions about App Service

  • App Service runs web and API apps at scale while integrating seamlessly with other first- or third-party solutions to meet the requirements of the app solution you envision.
  • App Service is available in most Azure regions.
  • App Service pricing is based on plan tiers with varying features and capabilities. For more details, see pricing.
  • We guarantee that apps running via a customer subscription will be available 99.95 per cent of the time. See additional details.

Host your first web app on Azure

Migrate to Azure App Service