Responsive Web Design have now become a prerequisite for web pages of your website to enhance adaptability on different screen size, platform, orientation and user’s behaviour. But many people are in dilemma whether Responsive Web Design is the only criteria to improve website structure.

According to our research, both AMP(Accelerated Mobile Pages) and Responsive Web Design go hand in hand for vivid user experience. Thus, Responsive Web Design doesn’t work alone in any aspect be it user experience, site structure or improving SEO score and hence AMP is also required to develop mobile responsive web pages.

So, What AMP is exactly ?

Well, AMP is an open-source initiative launched by Google in 2015 designed to make fast mobile pages. It is a HTML page designed to be super lightweight and robust by using customized HTML tags known as AMP HTML tags. It is an open source project so that developer can think out of the box.

What Makes AMP Fast and efficient?

AMP is a collection of ingredients rather than whole meal. It has basically three components.

(1). AMP HTML
(2). AMP Runtime
(3). AMP Cache

AMP HTML: In AMP HTML some Tags are banned and in turn customized HTML tags are used for interactive functionality. <lin rel=””> HTML Tags help search engines to discover AMP Pages.

AMP Runtime: It provides a runtime environment in which AMP pages are executed.Javascript is used to implement AMP Runtime. Main functions of AMP Runtime are:

-> Manage resource Prioritization and Loading.
-> Implementation of AMP components.
-> It includes a Runtime Validator for AMP HTML.

AMP Cache: AMP Cache is the storage area of validated AMPs and provides fast access to AMPs for reference. Anyone can use it for free. Moreover, Google has rolled out AMP Lite for people on low RAM devices and slow networks. This is a boon for countries having slow internet speed. It basically compresses JPEG photos and optimizes external fonts.

Want to Know the Best part?

Difference between AMP(Accelerated Mobile Pages) and RWD(Responsive Web Design)

 

SNo. Responsive Web Design Accelerated Mobile Pages
1. RWD is a method of designing and organising a website so that it works on any device from desktop computer to mobile device. AMP is an Open Source Web Framework designed by Google to create fast loading mobile friendly pages.
2. RWD is focused on flexibility as it works on different devices. AMP is focused on Speed of website on mobile device.
3. RWD would replace a current website. RWD requires a website re-design, effectively replacing existing website. AMP can work with existing website.
4. RWD can be used for any website. AMP currently works with Static content only.
5. RWD is based on CSS3 media queries. AMP is a Web Framework.
6. RWD may help deliver mobile friendly website, but fails miserably in speed. AMP was designed to take into account both speed and mobile user experience.
7. RWD is made up of three basic Ingredients :- Flexible Grid Based Layout, Flexible Images and Media Queries AMP consists of : – AMP HTML, AMP JS and Google AMP Cache
8. To Test responsiveness of your website, simply test your website on different devices To check performance of AMP on your website ( if implemented) type www.websiteurl.com/amp.
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Responsive Web Design have now become a prerequisite for web pages of your website to enhance adaptability on different screen size, platform, orientation and user’s behaviour. But many people are in dilemma whether Responsive Web Design is the only criteria to improve website structure. According to our research, both AMP(Accelerated Mobile Pages) and Responsive Web Design go hand in hand for vivid user experience. Thus, Responsive Web Design doesn’t work alone in any aspect be it user experience, site structure or improving SEO score and hence AMP is also required to develop mobile responsive web pages.
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