Whilst I'm not exiting from here, I've created a new blog site from the ground up to have all of the features I want:
Its written using Jekyll/Markdown and I'm am progressively blogging about how I did it. It is hosts on Azure as a Blob Storage static web site, uses Azure Devops as the repository an Az Devops pipelines 
build and publish the site. It has accustom domain and uses https implemented using by Azure CDN. The http link follows:
DJzBlog via http