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Mobile Speed Case Studies: Push For Faster Page Loads

Recently, Google announced a new mobile ranking algorithm, which is being called the "speed update."  According to the search engine, the speed update is will “only affect pages that deliver the slowest experience to users and only affect a small percentage of queries.” It's important to state that speed is already a big part of the mobile [...]

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Making Your First AMP Story: Google’s Answer To Snapchat And Instagram

One of the cool announcements that came out of AMP Con 2018 in Amsterdam was the introduction of AMP Stories, which is a new format similar to Snapchat and Instagram Stories.  AMP Stories is implemented via a new accelerated mobile pages (AMP) component. But what sets it apart from Snapchat and Instagram Stories, is that AMP Stories are going [...]

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Instapage Launches First Landing Page Platform With AMP

This week, Instapage is announcing that it is the first landing page platform to offer Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) as an option. The company said that it worked with Google to offer the format for mobile landing pages.  With this being backed up by Google itself, AMP is an open-source project that creates faster landing speeds for webpages and [...]

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Google Announces AMP For Email – Delivering Accelerated Mobile Pages Experiences To Your Inbox

On February 13, Google announced, along with the new AMP Story format at its Conference in Amsterdam, a new way for developers to leverage the fast-loading, mobile-friendly AMP framework. Starting the day of the announcement, developers are able to sign up for preview access tot eh AMP for Email spec and begin developing rich, interactive, engaging email experiences within Gmail. [...]

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Google Now Wants Larger Images For AMP Articles

Google's article schema document has been update for AMP articles to require larger images in your markup.  Before, the minimum requirement for your image sizes was 696 pixels wide and 30,00 pixels in total.  Now, it's 1,200 pixels wide and 800,000 pixels in total. This is specific to the markup you use for your AMP articles so that they [...]

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Google Dedicates Engineering Team To Accelerate Development Of WordPress Ecosystem

Much has been invested by Google in regards to shaping the architecture of the web, working with developers, the open-source community and the SEO community to ensure adoption of technologies and practices as part of its mission “to contribute to the prevalence of a healthy, flourishing, and vibrant web.” Google recently partnered with open-source content management system [...]

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Google Search Console AMP Report Error Now Corrected

It has been noted by the Google Search Console team that data anomalies int he Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) report in Search Console occurred between January 23 and February 3. Google wrote: Some users may see elevated levels of errors of the type “Major content mismatch” due to a processing error on our side. Correct error counts should return [...]

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Google’s Page Speed Update Does Not Impact Indexing

With Google's Page Speed Update, you won't have to worry about it impacting how Google indexes your mobile or desktop content.  It will affect only how the mobile pages are ranked in the Google mobile search results.Keep in mind that indexing and rankings are two different things, as Google explains in the How Search Works portal. There [...]

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Will AMP Improve Your Rankings? How To Set Up An AMP Test

Although Google has stated several times that Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) aren't a ranking factor, there have been many that speculated that they could soon become one.  AMP pages were made for speed, so if we take into consideration Google's recent announcement that page speed will become a mobile ranking factor later this year (which takes place [...]

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