In this article we will learn how we can change our website URL which we have hosted in Azure. And here I am using WordPress as my CMS, so I will show you how you can set this in WordPress settings. I hope you will like it.
If you are new to Azure please read here. Normally when we host our website in Azure, we need to create a web application where we need to select the application name and, so once you configured everything , your website URL will be something like sibeeshvenu.azurewebsites.net , we can change this and point to our CNAME by some procedure, that we will discuss in our next post. So what will happen is when you go for the above URL, it will just redirect to our CNAME (sibeeshpassion.com) . We will discuss that. Now even if you configure those, you need to set some settings in your wordpress to make our categories and post contains our CNAME in URL.
Login to your WordPress
Go to settings-> General.
Change the WordPress Address and Site Address.
You can change it to your CNAME.
Now if you see those category URL’s you will see it is pointing to your CNAME URL.
That’s all folks . I will come with another set of Azure and WordPress article soon.
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