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You can now create an App Service plan for Linux in Australia Southeast, in addition to the previously announced regions.
ClearDB is discontinuing the Mercury DB and Titan DB service plans in the Azure platform.
In February 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.
In January 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.
As of December 2017, we have updated the PHP stacks to these latest available versions.
For Azure App Service, a new version of the VNet Integration capability enables access to resources across service endpoints or Azure ExpressRoute connections.
Target availability: Q1 2018
To avoid the potential for security issues on App Service, we plan to retire our support of PHP 5.5 in January 2018. Currently, we support PHP 5.6, 7.0, and 7.1.
All SSL certificates issued for Azure App Service before March 31, 2017, will receive an email to re-verify their domain at the time of renewal. You'll get this email even if auto-renewal is enabled for your certificate.
The New premium tier from Azure App Service is now generally available.
App Service and Azure Functions support creating and using system-managed identities to work with other Azure resources. This allows apps to integrate with services without requiring any service principal management.
Azure App Service is generally available on Linux, including its Web App for Containers capability.
In the last release of the Web Apps feature of Azure App Service, we have updated the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.
Azure App Service now supports installing public certificates in personal certificate stores.
We recently made changes in the host-name management model for Azure App Service.
Target availability: Q2 2019
We have incorporated the Azure BizTalk Services capabilities into Logic Apps and Azure App Service Hybrid Connections.
With the Azure mobile app, you can check status and critical metrics of your Azure resources, get notifications and alerts, and perform simple operations to resolve common issues.
Azure App Service diagnostics is an intelligent and interactive experience to help you troubleshoot your web app with no configuration required. When you do run into issues with your web app, App Service diagnostics will point out what’s wrong to guide you to the right information to more easily and quickly troubleshoot the issue.
Support for editing and hosting Open API 2.0 (Swagger) metadata in Azure Functions is in preview.
WordPress for App Service on Linux, available in the Azure Marketplace, helps you quickly create a WordPress application on Web Apps (Linux).
The MySQL in-app feature is generally available and supports one-click export/import of a local development database to a production database.
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