Google AMP - Setup On WordPress for Beginners
Do you know many site owners lose 47% of revenue because of their slow page speed? Yes, you heard right. Maintaining page speed is a vital fact for SEO, ranking factor both. If you already optimised your website of desktop version, you must care about mobile version site optimisation, as half of organic traffic comes from mobile devices.Google AMP is easy to setup with our article about Google AMP – Setup on WordPress for Beginners.
How to Setup Google AMP
There are many AMP plugins available on WordPress plugin directory.
This plugin allows you to setup Google AMP on your WordPress site. It is an open source initiative that aims to provide mobile optimised content that can load instantly everywhere, even on the slow internet.
After activating this plugin, all posts on your site will be generated AMP-compatible versions. You can also access to your AMP posts by appending
/amp/ to the end your post URLs.
Don’t forget to click on Save button.
There is some limitation of this plugin. Pages and archives are not currently supported and you can’t add share button, category, related posts, ads. By default, this plugin allows your site logo and site name.
This plugin “AMP for WP” is highly recommended for those who want to enable Google AMP on their site. This custom AMP Editor allows you to override your Content that you had written in Post or page. So you can add the different content just for AMP. It is fully responsive plugin and comes with 2 different designs. With drag & drop feature, you can set page/post options manually.
More than that, you can add custom logo, social share button, related posts below the post, integrate Google Analytics and able to add ads in 4 different positions.
To setup this plugin, you need to install first the default AMP plugin by Automattic. Or you will be asked to install it. After activating this plugin, you will see an AMP option on in your WordPress admin panel.
From the dashboard, you can setup Google AMP options as your need.
- Custom AMP editor.
- Mobile redirection.
- Drag & Drop Page builder.
- Inbuilt with two designs.
- AMP WooCommerce Support.
- Translation Panel & RTL available.
- Internal AMP linking.
- Related posts below the post.
- Social share buttons.
- Total 4 ad slots across the layout.
- and many more…
How to View Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) in Google Search Console
When you setup Google AMP in your WordPress blog, you can view those Accelerated Mobile Pages from Google Search Console. To view it, log into Google Search Console. Now go to Search Appeanence> Accelerated Mobile Pages.
If you properly setup Google AMP in your WordPress blog, then you can view those Accelerated Mobile Pages. If not appears, wait a while. It will show you those pages, which are already indexed. In case you didn’t submit your Sitemap to Google Search Console, it will not appear.