How to Deploy Web Application with Visual Studio 2019 Using Web Deploy Method?

Please refer to the steps below to deploy your application with Visual Studio 2019 using the Web Deploy method.

Looking to deploy using Visual Studio 2015?
Please click on web deploy with Visual Studio 2015 for more details.

1. First, open Visual Studio 2019.

2. Go to the build and click on Configuration Manager.

Configuration Manager

3. In the Configuration Manager dialog box, select the Release option from the Active Solution Configuration drop-down, then Close the dialog box.


4. To deploy your web application, select your web application from Solution Explorer and right-click on your web application, and click on the Publish button.

Solution Explorer

5. On the next screen, click on Web Server (IIS) and click the Next button.

Web Server (IIS)

6. Select Web Deploy to publish your code and click Next.

Web Deploy

7. Add the following details in the IIS configuration dialogue box -

As per the web hosting type, you need to specify the web deploy service URL under the Server field.

  • Under the Site name option, specify the name of your website.
  • Under Destination URL, specify your website's Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN).
  • Under the Username option, specify the username with the necessary permissions (IIS Manager Permissions) on the web server for web deployment.
  • Finally, specify the Password of that username.
    If you want to save your credentials for future use, check the Save Password checkbox.

Publish Settings

8. Once all the details are added, click the Finish button.

9. On the next page, click the Publish button to deploy your web application to the server.

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