AMP Tracker: U.S. Non-AMP URLs Share in Google Mobile Search Top Stories (News Box) Carousel
You have read the news; Google is removing AMP requirement for Top Stories eligibility
Starting May 2021, Google removed the AMP requirement to appear in Top Stories (News Box) Carousel. Many SEOs and Publisher have then completely removed AMP from their sites. If you are planning to remove AMP, read our recommended testing plan for removing AMP from your news site first.
We have started tracking the % share of non-AMP stories in Top Stories early 2021. As you can see in the chart below the Non-AMP URLs share in Top Stories has been increasing gradulay over time.
Disclaimer: The data below is based on our tracked dynamic dataset of keywords & trends and doesn't reflect the actual changes happening across the world or in a specific country. The sample dataset should be only used as a directive on the non-AMP share movement in Google Mobile Search Top Stories.
Please note, due to internal data issues we have removed the 5/24/2021 to 7/15/2021
Due to an internal bug in identifying AMP urls, the numbers below in the charts starting 4/14 are inaccurate. A fix will be deployed soon.
Non-AMP % by Country - Yesterday
Non-AMP URLs share in Google Search Top Stories Yesterday.
|Edition||Non-AMP URLs %|
|Canada EN||68 %|
|Saudi Arabia||66 %|
|Switzerland DE||76 %|
|India EN||59 %|
|U.S. ES||59 %|
|Switzerland FR||71 %|