Month: January 2016

Azure Billing and Support

The charges for Microsoft Azure subscriptions vary by rate plan. Some rate plans, such as the Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN, Enterprise Agreement etc include monthly credits that you can use on any Azure service based on your needs. You dont need a paid support plan for any billing related questions. Here are some reference articles to help with your billing questions

Understand your bill
How to create a support ticket for Billing related question
How to change you Credit card associated with your subscription
How to cancel your Azure subscription
What to do if Azure subscription is disabled
How to download usage data and invoice


Azure Storage plugin issue with WordPress 4.4


Windows Azure Storage plugin has a incompatibility bug with the latest WordPress 4.4 version. The generation of URLs for the set of featured images is not being handled by the plugin. Thanks to  Project Nami team  who came up with a solution  for this issue.

We are working on getting this plugin fix updated in the WordPress plugin repository as soon as possible.  Until then you can find the code fix here .

How to use PHPMyadmin for your Azure Web App

Azure Web Apps provides an array of tools through the Site extension Gallery. One such tool is PHPMyadmin which allows you to access your database. Once you log on to the Azure Management portal, browse to your web app and view the application settings to link your MySQL database with your web app.

Add a connection string under Web App Settings as shown below.


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