Understand AMP on Your WordPress Site: A Beginner’s Guide – WordPress Tutorial

By | November 11, 2019

AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) is an open source project to accelerate mobile pages. It is very useful to sites, the main traffic of which is from mobile device. In this tutorial, we will introduce some basic features of wordpress amp.

Enable AMP can increase site speed

As to google said, a site enabled amp may be faster 15-85% than standard html page.

google amp

How to enable amp on wordpress site

It is very easy to enable amp on wordpress site. There are many wordpress plugins can do. For example, WordPress AMP or Yoast. You can download and install one of them and active it.

Things we must concern

Although enabling amp can speed up our site, there also exists some shortcomings:

1.Your wordpress site may can not display google ads.

You have to add new google amp ads for your amp pages.

2.The effect of your pages may be changed

Enable amp may change effect of your wordpress page.

Here is an example:

Disable AMP Enable AMP
disable wordpress amp demo enable wordpress amp demo

As to us, if the traffic from mobile device is only a little proportion, we advise you not to enable amp function.

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