Back In An Article i talked about My Experience with AMP [Accelerated Mobile Pages].
In case you aren’t in a mood of Reading too many articles Here’s a quick overview about what is AMP –
AMP is A Fast loading page, generally a minified HTML. AMP makes an article instantly available by showing a minimalistic form rather than showing Complete website or a blog. AMP makes two copy of your article, one which you host [original] and the one which Google hosts on it’s CDN, a cached version.
An AMP page looks like this :
It’s predefined form is user friendly,loads quicker and is a blessing for slow connection problematics.
How to Integrate AMP on your Website
Well this is a Quite Simple task, there’s Only one thing to do and that is
Install the Official AMP plugin for WordPress!!
Download Here or Go to your plugins section and click on Add New, search for AMP and look for –
Install this plugin and that’s it. Your Articles will be automatically supporting AMP.
Note – If you installed this plugin on your new blog like 7 days old, it will be in action very soon but if you have an old blog i.e. With too many articles, this will take little time to appear in search engines However, You can See it in action by adding /amp at the end of your post’s URL. Try it with this post!
As I have mentioned in my previous article about AMP, currently AMP works only with Posts, Not Pages.
This means your articles will be available in a clean fast and mobile friendly HTML5 version, but pages remain the same.
There isn’t much to do after you successfully install The plugin, i.e. You don’t have to configure anything.
Click on the Appearance, Scroll down to AMP and click to customize. Currently AMP isn’t Very customizable. You can only change Text and Meta/link colours and Background Skin.
Benefits Of Using AMP
- Increases Readability
- Makes Any theme Mobile Friendly
- Decreases Loading Time
- Drives more user attention
- Google features AMP Articles in News carousel – which is given priority above-the-fold placement on mobile searches
Impact On SEO –