Setting up Episerver to Run as an Azure Application

By John Dymond, .NET CMS Architect on Feb. 21, 2017 View Comments

shutterstock_240441667.jpgEpiserver is a leading CMS that helps companies create an effective user experience across all channels and devices. Episerver was recently featured in the Forrester Wave WCM 2017 and was listed as the leading .NET CMS vendor and 1 of the 3 leaders in the report. 

 

 

“Episerver is solid across core web CMS extensibility and architecture,
keeps pace with modern developer expectations, and is pushing ahead in practitioner features like testing and personalization.”

- Forrester Research, Inc.

Azure applications offer an extremely scalable and inexpensive option for hosting Episerver websites in the cloud. Compared with the cost of on-premise server and virtual machine options, as well as the evolution of Azure’s application suite, it is a very compelling option for deploying your Episerver websites. 

Below is a tutorial to do just that. This was inspired as a complementary handbook to Episerver's documentation. Start with Episerver’s guide as a refresher before proceeding.

These steps assume that you have set up your Nuget package manager with the prerequisite packages, namely Episerver and Episerver Azure. Download the .PDF for a streamlined and up-to-date guide to setting up Episerver to run as an Azure application.

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