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General availability: Static websites on Azure Storage

Published date: December 12, 2018

With Azure Storage, it's now easy and cost-efficient to host your static websites. This capability is available in all public cloud regions.

When you enable static website hosting on your Azure Storage account, a container named "$web" is automatically created. You can then upload your static content to this container for hosting. Your content will be available through a web endpoint (that is, and will get a default page and a 404 page of your choice.

You can enable static website hosting by using the Azure portal, the Azure CLI, or Azure PowerShell. If you prefer a guided experience, follow the tutorial series on hosting your website on Azure Storage and configuring a custom domain with an SSL certificate.

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