Published on January 9, 2017 by WPBeginner

Are you wanting to set up Google AMP for your WordPress website? AMP will make your website load faster on mobile devices. In this video, we will show you how to set up Google AMP in WordPress.

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Summary of this tutorial:

Google AMP is designed for improving the mobile experience for your site by showing a stripped down version of your site. There are pros and cons for setting this up for your site but it would depend on personal preference for if you should add it.

For installing the AMP plugin go under Plugins, Add New and find the AMP plugin.

Under Appearance, AMP you will be able to customize the look of your site for when users view it on mobile.

There are multiple customization options including colors and logos for the new reduced page of your site for mobile.

Once you have it designed how you would like, ensure you save your changes.

Should you want to preview the AMP page from your computer you would go to the post and add /amp to the end of the url.

Using the Yoast SEO plugin you are able to customize the design, colors, and other options for your AMP pages.

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23 Comments on "How to Properly Setup Google AMP on Your WordPress Site"

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Ali RJ
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Ali RJ
7 days 2 hours ago

Hi. Once activated, does it make all pages amp-like or only pages that i select?

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5 days 14 hours ago

The explanation is in the written article: www.alexkras.com/google-may-be-stealing-your-mobile-traffic/ that we have linked on our article for this video

Ali RJ
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Ali RJ
6 days 3 hours ago

Just curious! If it supposed to make the website load faster, why are they saying i might lose mobile traffic?

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WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials
6 days 14 hours ago

It sets all posts but not pages at the moment.

Just Dcall
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Just Dcall
18 days 12 hours ago

Thank you so much..Good video..

Webiens
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Webiens
1 month 4 days ago

very good post

Tim Ottewell
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Tim Ottewell
1 month 25 days ago

If you have already have a responsive site, will it replace your mobile view with the AMP version?

Sampuj Roby
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Sampuj Roby
23 days 4 hours ago

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WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials
1 month 24 days ago

If they visit the amp version it will overwrite the mobile view

Nitin Saxena
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Nitin Saxena
3 months 21 days ago

Is there any video in detail so i can understand more this AMP on already working websites. I felt people are creating videos for AMP for Demo website nobody is showing implementing on actual working website which have proper url structure and data. Kindly help me out for this. I love the video anyway. The details and things are clear to me. Thanks for sharing. Here is my email id could you please help me out to learn more about this. I'm new with wordpress i also would like to learn from your video and you. Thanks in advance.

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UDG Sounds
3 months 22 days ago

Hummmm, I think I will stay away..

farhan khan
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farhan khan
3 months 24 days ago
Lurk Beni
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Lurk Beni
3 months 24 days ago

MY YEO SEO is getting deactivated on its own. when i turn on my laptop. i find it deactivated twice in past 2 days. whats the reason?

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Scorching Hot News
3 months 27 days ago

Make sure you tell people that they will get tons of errors and if you're not a Geek there is no easy fix.

Martin Burt
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Martin Burt
4 months 5 days ago

Very interesting video … may have to give it a try and see how much it speeds it up …thanks

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