Do you want to make your WordPress website mobile friendly using AMP ? keep reading this post. If your website is not optimized for Mobile Browsing then it will hurt your SEO ranking. Google lists mobile-friendly web pages on top of the search result. In this post, I will explain How you can make your website Mobile friendly using AMP.
What is Accelerated Mobile Pages-:
AMP (originally an acronym for Accelerated Mobile Pages) is an open-source HTML framework developed by the AMP Open Source Project. It was originally created by Google as a competitor to Facebook Instant Articles and Apple News. AMP is optimized for mobile web browsing and intended to help webpages load faster. AMP pages may be cached by a CDN, such as Microsoft Bing or Cloudflare’s AMP caches, which allows pages to be served more quickly.
AMP was first announced on October 7, 2015. After a technical preview period, AMP pages began appearing in Google mobile search results in February 2016. AMP was initially criticized for potentially giving further control over the web to Google. The AMP Project announced it would move to an open governance model on September 18, 2018.
AMP WordPress Plugin Review-:
Mobile searches and users are increasing day by day. Therefore it is important that your website is mobile-friendly. This plugin makes your WordPress website mobile-friendly and very fast for mobile users. With this plugin, you can make your site mobile-friendly in a few seconds.
This official plugin from the AMP project enables AMP content publishing with WordPress in a way that is fully and seamlessly integrated with the standard mechanisms of the platform. This Plugin Automatically generate AMP-valid markup as much as possible. It is strongly recommended from my side to follow standard work flow.
If you are a develop then you can go with Developer option and if you are a non-technical person go with simple setup. As Shown in above image. AMP offers theme option that you can select to show AMP version of your Page or post.
The official AMP plugin for WordPress is a powerful tool that helps you build user-first WordPress sites, that is, sites that are fast, beautiful, secure, engaging, and accessible. A user-first site will deliver experiences that delight your users and therefore will increase user engagement and the success of your site. And, contrary to the popular belief of being only for mobile sites (it doesn’t stand for Accelerated Mobile Pages anymore!), AMP is a fully responsive web component framework, which means that you can provide AMP experiences for your users on both mobile and desktop devices.
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