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PWA

Progressive Web Apps are web applications which perform like traditional websites while also offering functionalities seen with mobile apps such as a fully responsive design and experience, offline support and push notifications. The use of PWAs is increasing and our Hangout Notes provide guidance from Google for the successful optimization of these.

Use of AMP or PWA Should Be Determined By The Needs of the Website

When deciding between implementing AMP or a PWA for your site, John recommends choosing the one most suited to your needs. For example, PWAs will be useful for websites providing interactive elements and offline accessibility, whereas AMP is great for publishing content.

6 Sep 2019

A PWA is a Bigger Investment than AMP as a Solution for Improving Mobile Usability

AMP can be easily implemented if you have a modern CMS plugin to convert your pages. PWA implementation requires a lot of development work, largely based on complex JavaScript, to redesign a site. If both are too much work, focus on improving a responsive version of your site instead.

10 Jul 2018

Make Sure A Separate PWA is Canonicalised to Your Mobile Site

Google won’t get confused between your main site and separate PWA as long as you have canonicalization in place.

29 May 2018

PWAs Are Treated Like Other JavaScript-Based Sites by Google

Google doesn’t have a special set of requirements for PWAs, they are treated the same as any other JavaScript-based site.

1 Feb 2018

John Suggests Considering a PW-AMP Set up – a PWA Combined With AMP Content

Google have been looking into a PW-AMP set up, combining a PWA with AMP content. John suggests this combination is something worth looking into.

3 Oct 2017

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