Login to your Azure Account and navigate to the Portal.
Click to "Create a resource".
In the Marketplace search field type in "Umbraco" and choose "Umbraco CMS".
On the Umbraco CMS page click "Create.
Name your Web App and create a Resource Group. Please take a note of this.
Configure your new Database.
Configure the Target Server. Enter a server name and create admin login details. Please take a note of the Database name and login details, you will need it later.
Choose a pricing plan. Here we will use the Free Azure Hosting Plan.
Click to "Create" your Web App. Please wait for your Web App to validate.
Please wait while your Umbraco website is deployed.
Success! Your Umbraco website has been deployed. Click "Go to resource".
Your new Web App is ready, click "Browse" to access it.
You will now see the Umbraco installation screen. Enter your website details here then click "Customize".
You'll need the information you noted earlier. Select "Microsoft Azure SQL" and input the relevant information from your Azure account.
Click "No thanks, I do not want to install a starter website".
Please wait as Umbraco CMS completes the installation website.
Success! Umbraco CMS has now successfully installed on Microsoft Azure hosting.
If you're new to Umbraco then we would recommend you take the tour. Otherwise, close it and continue.
You're now ready to start working with Umbraco CMS! :-)