Hosting a Laravel Application on Azure Web App

Fikayo Adepoju
Jun 11, 2017 · 6 min read

Step 1: Create a Laravel Application on your local development machine

Step 2: Set up your project as a git repo

Step 3: Create an Azure Web App

Step 4: Verify your PHP version and Install Composer

Step 5: Configure Environment Variables

Step 6: Configure Deployment Settings

Step 7: Add a web.config file

<?xml version=”1.0" encoding=”utf-8"?> 
<configuration>
<system.webServer>
<urlCompression doDynamicCompression=”true” doStaticCompression=”true” dynamicCompressionBeforeCache=”true”/>
<staticContent>
<remove fileExtension=”.svg” />
<mimeMap fileExtension=”.svg” mimeType=”image/svg+xml” />
<mimeMap fileExtension=”.woff” mimeType=”application/font-woff” />
<clientCache httpExpires=”Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT” cacheControlMode=”UseExpires” />
</staticContent>
<httpProtocol>
<customHeaders>
<add name=”Strict-Transport-Security” value=”max-age=31536000; includeSubDomains”/>
<add name=”Access-Control-Allow-Origin” value=”*” />
<add name=”Access-Control-Allow-Headers” value=”X-Requested-With,Content-Type” />
<add name=”Access-Control-Allow-Methods” value=”POST,GET,OPTIONS,DELETE,PUT,PATCH” />
</customHeaders>
</httpProtocol>
<rewrite>
<rules>
<rule name=”Laravel5" stopProcessing=”true”>
<match url=”^” ignoreCase=”false” />
<conditions logicalGrouping=”MatchAll”>
<add input=”{REQUEST_FILENAME}” matchType=”IsDirectory” negate=”true” />
<add input=”{REQUEST_FILENAME}” matchType=”IsFile” negate=”true” />
</conditions>
<action type=”Rewrite” url=”index.php” appendQueryString=”true” />
</rule>
</rules>
</rewrite>
</system.webServer>
</configuration>

Step 8 (Final): Add your .env file

Fikayo Adepoju

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