A Faster Mobile Web for All WordPress.com Users: AMP Is Here

How awesome is this y’all?

The WordPress.com Blog

Your sites are about to get even faster on mobile devices: starting today, WordPress.com sites support Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) – a new initiative spearheaded by Google to dramatically improve the speed of your pages loading on phones and tablets.

The best part? WordPress.com users don’t need to do a thing. AMP works automatically, loading a lightning-fast version of your posts. This means readers will get your content even faster on mobile when they come to your site from Google search, or news apps like Nuzzel.

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To see AMP in action on WordPress.com, check out this article, or see a Google search demo at g.co/amp.

Speed matters on the web. AMP is an open-source framework that allows browsers and apps to load your sites quickly on mobile devices. See the AMP site for more details on how it works. We’re proud to be a partner in this…

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I will Accelerate in Austin next week!

On Feb 18th, in Austin TX, Accelerate LGBT will be holding an event in Austin that focuses on helping Non Profit and Businesses focused on diversity. It’s an amazing event and a joint venture that Google and Automattic work on together. Pretty cool, a?

Please read about the event here.

 

Support Conf!

I have several friends working on organizing this really cool conference for professional Tech Support folks (like myself), called Support Conf. I strongly urge everyone who wants to make a career out of tech support to check this out! It’s going to be a lot of fun!

It’s also taking place at Hawthorne, my companies headquarters (well…as close to a headquarters as we have one)! Check it out!