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Launched last October, Ghost is a free, open-source blogging platform, that seeks only to get blogging right without worrying about other realms of web design and production. Here is Ghost’s founder John O'Nolan explaining his vision in Ghost's Kickstarter video:
The Kickstarter campaign was hugely successful, more than quintupling its goal of 25,000 pounds ($42,160).
Ghost may be installed on Microsoft Azure using one of many approaches. Bloggers who want to use the simplest installation process, for instance, can select Ghost as a web application from Azure's Website Gallery. Developers who want to maximize their ability for customizing Ghost, in turn, can publish Ghost from a source control system.
In this blog post, I will be describing the latter: How to install Ghost on Azure via Github.
Read on for a simple, step-by-step explanation for what to do next.