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A year of open source funding

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Happy new year!!! One year ago we announced our New Year’s resolution to help the open-source ecosystem become a little bit more sustainable. This is our one year funding report. For 2019 we intend to continue on our path with significantly increased investment. We believe it is increasingly clear that relying on people’s volunteered free […] Read more

Announcing AMP Conf 2019: Tokyo

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AMP Conf 2018 in Amsterdam

Last year 400 of us gathered in AMPsterdam to share the latest AMP news, and learn from the hundreds of developers engaged with the open source project. The framework has continued to evolve since our time in the Netherlands, including a new governance model and many new publishers and e-commerce websites building with AMP. In […] Read more

LaterPay, Lessons Learned

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Posted by Cosmin-Gabriel Ene, CEO, LaterPay At LaterPay, our mission is to turn casual users into paying customers for digital content or services such as journalism, videos, and software. Our technology enables payments and micropayments without upfront registration and payment, facilitating the “use now, pay later” approach. This allows users to consume paid content and […] Read more

Why AddThis chose to integrate with AMP

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Posted by Mike Brooks, Product Lead, AddThis Over the past year we’ve been extremely excited to share that AddThis released Share Buttons available as an AMP component. Our team has been tracking the AMP project since its announcement in 2016. As the web becomes increasingly mobile, it’s important for publishers to transform into this mobile era. […] Read more

The Official AMP Plugin for WordPress

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Posted by Alberto Medina, AMP and WordPress Developer Advocate, Google Enabling a first-class AMP experience on WordPress is one of the ways the AMP Project aims to bring a user-first experience to websites and content on the web. There has been a lot of work over the last year to improve the quality of the […] Read more

Contributing to WebKit for a more predictable web platform

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Over the past two years, the AMP Project has been working with Igalia to identify bugs and missing features within iOS WebKit and then fix them. We create repro cases, write web platform tests, perform debugging and analysis, and, of course, write patches to actually fix things. We think this is particular rewarding work, because […] Read more

Use AMPHTML ads for better ad performance, page usability and user safety

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This is part of a larger AMP monetization series on Medium that includes the below topics: Ensure Ad Density is equal on AMP & non-AMP pages Optimize your AMP pages for high ad viewability or views Take advantage of more ad competition with multi-size ads & fluid Better than header bidding → AMP RTC Take […] Read more

Progressively AMPlify EC-CUBE

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EC-CUBE, one of the largest open source ecommerce CMSes in Japan, has released a beta plugin to use AMP for their ecommerce stores. The plugin was built by EC-CUBE’s well known partner SUNDAY SYSTEMS, Inc. in collaboration with Mobile Solutions Consultants from Google, in just one month . For websites who use EC-CUBE, you can […] Read more

Launching Ad Monetization for AMP stories

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We’ve seen steady growth over the past year in AMP Stories and we are delighted to see the various ways content creators have taken advantage of the rich, immersive canvas for storytelling. We’ve been testing this with a handful for pilot partners and today, we are excited to give all content creators an opportunity to […] Read more

So your AMP test doesn’t perform — now what?

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Editor’s note: The following was posted on Medium by Martin Schierle, Mobile Solutions Consultant at Google.  Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) are a great and easy way to build very fast pages, and as we know speed is key — for every second delay in mobile page load, conversions can fall by up to 20%. So obviously the first thing people […] Read more