How to deploy Sitecore solution to Microsoft Azure using Visual Studio

  • Sitecore neither supports nor provides detailed instructions on how to deploy Sitecore web sites to Microsoft Azure using Visual Studio.

    However, techniques described in the following articles can be used to manually publish Sitecore solutions to the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform:

    As this is an untested solution (beyond what is described in the articles), issues may exist. Sitecore will not provide assistance or fixes for any Azure PaaS deployments outside of the Azure Module for Sitecore XP 8.1 and earlier.

    We do understand our customers have significant interest in native Azure deployments and we plan to add this as a full supported scenarios in a future Sitecore release.

Applies to:

CMS 7.2 Initial Release - 8.1 Update-3, Azure 1+

December 08, 2014
January 21, 2020


  • Azure Module,
  • CMS,
  • DMS