Embed Azure Cloud Shell

Embedding Cloud Shell enables developers and content writers to directly open Cloud Shell from a dedicated URL, shell.azure.com. This immediately brings the full power of Cloud Shell's authentication, tooling, and up-to-date Azure CLI/Azure PowerShell tools to your users.

Regular sized button

Regular launch

Large sized button

Large launch


Integrate Cloud Shell's launch button into markdown files by copying the following:

[![Launch Cloud Shell](https://shell.azure.com/images/launchcloudshell.png "Launch Cloud Shell")](https://shell.azure.com)

The HTML to embed a pop-up Cloud Shell is below:

<a style="cursor:pointer" onclick='javascript:window.open("https://shell.azure.com", "_blank", "toolbar=no,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,menubar=no,location=no,status=no")'><img alt="Launch Azure Cloud Shell" src="https://shell.azure.com/images/launchcloudshell.png"></a>

Customize experience

Set a specific shell experience by augmenting your URL.

Experience URL
Most recently used shell shell.azure.com
Bash shell.azure.com/bash
PowerShell shell.azure.com/powershell

Next steps

Bash in Cloud Shell quickstart
PowerShell in Cloud Shell quickstart