AMP Tutorial For WordPress

AMP is the latest technology for increasing mobile engagement. It has been developed by Google, Twitter, and similar types of leading tech giants. If you’re thinking to know more about AMP or not sure if you should use it, then this guideline can surely help you. In this AMP tutorial, I will discuss about AMP, how does it work, the benefit of AMP and how can you enable it on your website. Let’s talk in details.

AMP Tutorial

What is AMP:


AMP refers to “Accelerated Mobile Pages”. It’s one of the great innovation for serving fast web browsing for mobile users. It helps to load the static page of the website quickly. As mobile users are increasing daily. So, it very much needs to get the extra visitors. On the other hand, Google is also giving priority to mobile users. With this in mind, Google has built this technology to serve the smartphone users with better service quickly.

We have a belief it’s very tough to integrate AMP on our website. But it’s not true at all. It’s an easy process. If you use WordPress, then you will get a plugin for doing the whole work within one click. Though you have to do some customization for ranking quickly and I have discussed it A-Z in this AMP tutorial. If you are a newbie and wants to start AMP for your website, then it will surely help you to take the taste of AMP.

Why AMP:

AMP helps the users to enter in the web page quickly. But how it can assist the mobile users? Generally, it doesn’t load the full website from the search engine; it opens the page into the browsers without loading all the files or web page. For this reason, it helps the users to take necessary information easily.

If you see Facebook or Apple, you will realize the matter easily. It opens any page or URL from their browser. For this reason, the users are not leaving them as well as it opens so fastly, though the technology is not free from them. You have to become their premium member to use it. On the other hand, Google has made it totally free, and you can use it in your website to do the same work in the search engine, and it’s so easy.

How AMP works?

AMP collaborates with the combination of AMP HTML, AMP JS, and AMP web cache. Generally, AMP creates the web pages for mobile friendly. As most of the website uses a lot of additional scripts, JavaScript or third party apps. For this reason, it takes the time to load, and in the mobile, it takes more time.

With this in mind, it will create the website into the mobile friendly web page. In reality, it converts the entire website into mobile view without cache scripts. For this reason, it opens the webpage very easily. It helps the users to load the web page fastly. They get their necessary information without spending more time. With this in mind, Google is giving priority to this technology, and already Google is trying to rank better AMP enabled pages.

Benefits of AMP:

Why Google or other search engines are giving more priority for ranking AMP web page? There have some issues which count the search engine as ranking factors. For example,

  • Google take loading time as one of the ranking factors in the SERP. On the other hand, 65% of users are from Mobile, and they will be able to load the website within seconds for using AMP. With this in mind, Google is providing more value for AMP enabled webpage.
  • Google will give more attention for the mobile users day by day, and then you will not get any chances to rank your web page without AMP. For this reason, it will be good to implement it today.
  • As mobile users don’t wait more than 5 seconds for loading of a web page, so AMP can help you to increase the bounce rate. As visitors will be able to load your website fastly by using AMP. 
  • Google is showing the AMP enabled page in the Google News carousel. That means, you are getting extra attention from the search engine and it’ll definitely attract the visitors as a brand and reliable website.
  • At last, the web world will be more dependable with the mobile users, and already they are getting more priority by all. With this in mind, it will be right decision to join with this technology.

In the same way, do you still have any fear for AMP? First thing to remember, it has been developed and maintained by Google. So, Google will not do anything which can hamper the webmaster.

How to use AMP for WordPress website:

How to check if it’s working?

Yes! It’s very important to check if the AMP is working fine for your website without allowing it to go live or submitting the page on the Google to index. Notably, Google has built a tool for checking the website if it’s working or not. You can check your website from this link. You can also test the web page from here and it’s the official tool for checking the validity of AMP.

If you see everything is OK, then submit it to Google.

Can I show the Ads Code in the AMP web page?

Definitely. If you read the fourth step of customizing the AMP for WordPress, you will get this advertisement tab for showing your ads code in the amp pages. Even you can control the size and area of the visible area by this tab.

Will you recommend me to use AMP?

Of course. If you can do the above work by using the plugin, I’ll recommend it to use. On the other hand, you can take the help of experts for using it. Anyway, who doesn’t want to rank in the Google and who wants the readers not to visit him. With this in mind, I will tell, if you think about the future, then use the AMP without any hesitation.

Myths about AMP:

Someone asked if he uses AMP for his website, will it make the duplicate content problem? The answer is no. There has no problem for SEO. Google has developed the technology by considering this. With this in mind, you can use AMP for better rank and provide fast website for the mobile users.

Trapping it up…

Now it’s the time to enter in the AMP technology. It’s the good practice to implement your site with the latest technology. On the other hand, as it’s for the benefit of mobile users. There has no way to wait. So dear readers, if you want to get maximum benefit from the Google and want to provide fast loading website, then it’s time to join with the free AMP technology.

By all means, if you get this AMP tutorial helpful, then share it on your favorite social media and if you want to ask me anything about this, express it from the comment section. Thanks in advance. 🙂

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