Recently, the indispensable criterion for websites has been the subject of Google AMP . Many people are not knowledgeable in this regard, but we aim to inform you as best as we can and help you have an idea. Mobile-friendly pages have become a must-have for any website.
Thanks to WordPress plugins , we are able to do many different things, and now it is possible to create Google AMP compatible web pages. In this way, it is listed especially in the Google search results as AMP tag on mobile and you can have the chance to reveal the difference of your web page once again. Let's move on to the details.
What is Google AMP? What does it do?
Revealed as Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), the system is described as accelerated mobile pages. It is a framework system developed for the use of websites on mobile devices much more efficiently, faster and more efficiently, with the Google company's emphasis on mobile environments over time.
This system, which can be applied regularly from scratch with the removal of the AMP HTML system, was also very important for WordPress systems. Thanks to the plugin, it is also possible to make our web pages Google AMP compatible. In this way, we have the chance to be listed more efficiently in the search results.
Google AMP Plugin Files for WordPress
There are two plugins we need to install for WordPress to use this system free and efficient. These plugins are as follows;
1-) WordPress AMP Plugin (Developer: Automattic): CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
2-) AMP for WP - Accelerated Mobile Pages (Developer: Ahmed Kaludi, Mohammed Kaludi): CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
After activating both of these plugins, the system will become active and AMP compatible without making the settings yet. After the plugins are activated, you will be able to preview them seamlessly by adding / amp at the end (www.sitename.com/subject-link.html/amp).
Google AMP Plugin Settings for WordPress
1-) After activating the plugins, a menu like GETTING STARTED will be added on the left side. We click here and the first option will be GENERAL. The ideal settings here should be as follows.
2-) In the second option, DESIGN section, you can change the AMP appearance and colors. You don't have to make a lot of changes here. If necessary, you can edit and preview the color settings.
3-) WordPress Google AMP plugin works with full compatibility with Yoast SEO plugin. When you come to the SEO tab in the left menu, if you are using Yoast SEO plugin;
Add Meta Tag from Yoast
Yoast Custom Description for AMP Page
You can set the options to ON. In other plugins, this part will be accurate if it remains OFF.
4-) The MENU section is the section where you can manage your menu layout completely from the top of your AMP page. In this section, the menu view and layout is completely in your hands.
5-) ADVERTISEMENT section is the section prepared for you to place ads on your mobile pages. All options related to advertisement sizes are presented to you in the settings panel. You can make regular ad placements.
6-) When we come to SINGLE section, you make individual text settings. You can adjust the amount of related articles you want to appear on the mobile screen or all such settings. We applied the most ideal settings as follows.
7-) As you can understand in SOCIAL section, you will make the settings of your social media links that you will use on your accelerated mobile page.