We all know that you can always use a virtual machine to manage a WordPress site on Azure, but it’s always important to make sure that the server is fully patched, up-to-date, and up-tune to support WordPress.
That’s where Site Recovery comes in.
When you deploy a WordPress installation to Azure, the first thing that comes up is Site Recovery, which is a simple way to restore your WordPress installation back to the way it was before the patch.
Site Recovery is a great tool for those who want to make the upgrade to a WordPress version and do it quickly, but if you want to ensure your site is up-and-running for any future upgrade, Site Recovery can help.
Here’s how to use Site Recovery to restore a WordPress website to its pre-patch state.
Step 1: Select your site in the site list.
In the site manager, go to Manage site types.
Select the “WordPress” tab.
Select Site Recovery as a deployment option.
Next, click Restore a new WordPress site.
After you click Restore, Site Restoration will appear on the list.
Select your existing WordPress site from the list, and click Restart to start the process.
Step 2: On the Web Application tab, select the “New” button.
Choose the name of the new WordPress project, and then click Next.
Click Save to restart the installation.
Step 3: In the Site Recovery wizard, click the “Start” button to complete the process of installing a WordPress project.
If all went well, the new site will appear in your site list and it should be ready for your next deployment.