Deploy a single-VM WordPress to Azure

Last updated: 5/3/2019

This template deploys a complete LAMP stack, then installs and initializes WordPress. Once the deployment is finished, you need to go to http://fqdn.of.your.vm/wordpress/ to finish the configuration, create an account, and get started with WordPress.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmDnsName This is the unique DNS name of the for the public IP for your VM
adminUsername This is the username you wish to assign to your VMs admin account
mySqlPassword Password for your mySQL account
vmSize Size of VM
location Location for all resources.
authenticationType Type of authentication to use on the Virtual Machine. SSH key is recommended.
adminPasswordOrKey SSH Key or password for the Virtual Machine. SSH key is recommended.

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/wordpress-single-vm-ubuntu/azuredeploy.json
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/wordpress-single-vm-ubuntu/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface