08 Feb '18, 12pm

Google Now Requires Higher Resolution Images For AMP Top Stories Carousel

Aaron Bradley posted on Google+ that Google has changed the article schema requirements documentation specifically for AMP pages that you now need to provide higher resolution graphics in that AMP markup. The image requirement went from 696 pixels wide and 300,000 pixels in total, now up to 1,200 pixels wide and 800,000 pixels in total. Which means if you have been showing 696 pixels wide images in your schema now you need to go back and change the process to show images that are 1,200 pixels wide. As I documented at Search Engine Land, here are the before and after screen shots of the change in the developer docs: BEFORE: AFTER: If you do not show higher resolution images you may not show up in the top stories carousel , since AMP stories get priority there if they meet the requirements. Paul Shaprio posted on Twitter that "this is the non-sense that makes people hate AMP...

Full article: https://www.seroundtable.com/google-higher-resolution-ima...

Tweets

Google now wants larger images for AMP articles

searchengineland.com 07 Feb '18, 8pm

Google has updated its article schema document for AMP articles to require larger images in your markup. Previously, the m...

Google Search Console Notice: Provide A Manifes...

seroundtable.com 08 Feb '18, 12pm

Google is sending out new Google Search Console notifications to some webmasters asking them to "provide a manifest and hi...

SearchCap: Google AdWords ticket sales, flight ...

searchengineland.com 07 Feb '18, 9pm

AdWords Express launches notifications for calls from search ads Feb 7, 2018 by Susan Wenograd Advertisers can now rate ca...

#Google now wants larger images for #AMP articles

searchengineland.com 11 Feb '18, 6pm

Google has updated its article schema document for AMP articles to require larger images in your markup. Previously, the m...

Top Stories in February

earthjustice.org 18 Feb '18, 11pm

Protect our oceans and coasts from offshore drilling The Trump administration’s drilling plan would offer up to 90 percent...

Google Launches AMP Stories & Visual Stories In...

seroundtable.com 13 Feb '18, 1pm

Google launched this morning at the AMP Conference something they are calling AMP Stories. They are swipeable user interfa...

@raissawriter You may want to rethink your narr...

straitstimes.com 08 Feb '18, 4am

Countries staking claims in the South China Sea have built airstrips and other structures - including military installatio...

Google Nearly Doubles Image Size Requirement fo...

searchenginejournal.com 08 Feb '18, 7pm

According to a change in Google’s article guidelines for accelerated mobile pages (AMPs), images should now be almost twic...

Google AdWords Using Maximize Conversion Bidding May See Unusual Higher Cost Per Clicks

Google AdWords Using Maximize Conversion Biddin...

seroundtable.com 09 Feb '18, 12pm

Google's community manager, Michelle, in the AdWords forum said there may be "some edge cases" where switching your biddin...

Google announces AMP for Email - delivering Acc...

searchengineland.com 14 Feb '18, 4pm

For example, say an external contractor wants to schedule a meeting with you but can’t see your calendar, so they send an ...

AMP Stories: the new Accelerated Mobile Pages f...

searchengineland.com 13 Feb '18, 9am

In the absence of plugin support (for any given CMS), were a publisher to want to test this new format, it would need to m...

How To Get Started With Accelerated Mobile Page...

searchengineland.com 10 Feb '18, 5am

AMP HTML: A subset of HTML, this markup language has some custom tags and properties and many restrictions. But if you are...

GoDaddy web hosting now integrated with Google ...

searchengineland.com 08 Feb '18, 2pm

Website hosting and small business marketing firm GoDaddy has done an integration with Google that largely automates the p...

SearchCap: AMP Stories, Google Shopping links &...

searchengineland.com 13 Feb '18, 9pm

AMP Stories: The new Accelerated Mobile Pages format from Google Feb 13, 2018 by Michelle Robbins Does this doubling down ...