AMP Plugin Release v1.0-alpha1

This early release, v1.0-alpha1, is a little present to those who’ve been testing, playing and adopting AMP into their WordPress websites: We’ve got even more support for AMP theme support, including support for core themes, a big update to the compatibility tool and extended Gutenberg support! 🎉 It’s still early and we’re not done with … Continue reading AMP Plugin Release v1.0-alpha1

WordPress AMP Plugin 0.7 Release

Native AMP + compatibility tool have arrived! Automattic, Google and XWP are very excited to announce the v0.7 release of the AMP for WordPress plugin, available now for installation. This major release includes initial support for Native AMP, and just like our last release it adds several features that make it easy to adapt AMP … Continue reading WordPress AMP Plugin 0.7 Release

WordPress AMP Plugin 0.7-RC1

Summary of the release We’re now calling for testing of 0.7 Release Candidate 1 (v0.7-RC1) which continues to address user-reported issues for the WordPress AMP plugin. This release adds features and fixes to v0.7-beta1 and should be the last beta before 0.7 is released. In v0.7-beta1, we added support for Native AMP (previously called “AMP … Continue reading WordPress AMP Plugin 0.7-RC1

WordPress AMP Plugin 0.7 Beta 1

Summary of the release On the heels of the 0.6 AMP plugin release, we’re now testing v0.7-beta1 which continues to address user-reported issues. Early implementations of AMP on WordPress (in both this plugin and others) were focused on offering a foundation to build off of; development teams could use the plugin and customize their site … Continue reading WordPress AMP Plugin 0.7 Beta 1

Client-side vs. Server-side Header Bidding

The goal of header bidding is to ensure that multiple ad networks and ad exchanges can compete on price for a particular ad slot on a website which in turn increases the publishers’ revenue.

There are several header bidding implementations and understanding the differences is necessary when evaluating and finding the best fit for each publisher. Continue reading Client-side vs. Server-side Header Bidding

WordPress AMP Plugin 0.6 Release

WordPress AMP Plugin 0.6 Publish Pages on AMP, preview content before you publish, control what you publish and more! Automattic, Google and XWP would like to announce version 0.6 for the WordPress AMP Plugin is now available for download or update. The previous releases of the plugin have focused on providing a great experience for … Continue reading WordPress AMP Plugin 0.6 Release

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

People have called me many things, but when it comes to the Open Web, I’ve been described as a zealot. Imagine a Portland hipster’s post-Trump-tweet outrage, and channel all that fire and fury into defending humankind’s greatest achievement: The Internet. I’ll be honest, when I first heard about “Google AMP,” it was framed as a … Continue reading How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)