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This article covers using Azure Storage static website that is in preview to host a static webpage and creating custom domain on storage account for that webpage.  The custom domain used in this scenario is managed by Azure DNS.

http://azstoretest.azureiaas.icu/

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Necessity the mother of invention……

When I got the email from DYNDNS that they will no longer be offering free service, I started looking for and alternate service to use. I notice all have catches or fees involved, so I decided to create my own dynamic DNS service using PowerShell. Yes I know it can be converted to an application (.exe) to remove PowerShell dependencies but I do not have C programming under my belt yet.

All that is needed to completely setup a Dynamic DNS are Webhosting (optional), DNS Server (with FTP) and Client Computer.

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Took a little time off hardware and software to relax and nothing relaxes me like Web development.

Made a few enhancements to My Blog, amongst other things I did;

  • Connected blog to Windows 8 WordPress App
  • Enable Subscription
  • Enable Likes
  • Post by email
  • Enhance sharing option
  • Mobile theme

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