Google is rolling out an improvement to its ‘top stories’ area in indexed lists by expelling AMP as one of the necessities for getting included. The ‘top stories’ segment shows up at the highest point of Google’s indexed lists while scanning for an inclining report. Since 2016, Google has just included AMP pages in that area. Before long that will never again be the situation.
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No Use Of AMP Now
Google made a significant declaration today about an up and coming change to positioning signs.
That change is turning out one year from now, at which time Google will likewise be modifying the qualification prerequisites for its ‘top stories’ segment. Moreover, Google will consolidate the recently reported page experience signal into its positioning models for top stories.
According to Google Webmaster Central Blog
As part of this update, we’ll also incorporate the page experience metrics into our ranking criteria for the Top Stories feature in Search on mobile, and remove the AMP requirement from Top Stories eligibility.
AMP Is Still Supported By Google
Expelling AMP as a qualification necessity for top stories isn’t a sign that Google is any less dedicated to supporting AMP. Google takes note of that it will proceed with help AMP after this change turns out, and will keep on connecting to AMP pages when accessible. The top stories segment can even now incorporate AMP pages, yet it won’t just incorporate AMP pages.
Here’s a case of a normal website page in the top stories segment. You can advise it’s non-AMP since it doesn’t have the lightning bolt symbol.
So it’s intriguing to hear this is an up and coming change to top stories, as it feels like the change has just turned out somewhat. Google is continually trying things however, so perhaps that is the thing that we’ve been seeing of late.
There are a few confinements to not utilizing AMP, be that as it may.
As should be obvious in the model above, Google just showed the title for our page, while the AMP pages have an enormous picture and their favicon showed. It’s not yet known how non-AMP pages will glance in top stories when this update formally turns out. Ideally, Google makes things increasingly uniform at that point.