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AMP: Building Accelerated Mobile Pages

By : Ruadhan O'Donoghue
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AMP: Building Accelerated Mobile Pages

By: Ruadhan O'Donoghue

Overview of this book

Google introduced the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project to give mobile users lightning-fast response times when accessing web pages on mobile devices. AMP delivers great user experiences by providing a framework for optimizing web pages that otherwise would take much longer to load on a mobile platform. This book shows how to solve page performance issues using the mobile web technologies available today. You will learn how to build instant-loading web pages, and have them featured more prominently on Google searches. If you want your website to succeed on mobile, if you care about SEO, and if you want to stay competitive, then this book is for you! You will go on a mobile web development journey that demonstrates with concrete examples how to build lightning-fast pages that will keep your visitors on-site and happy. This journey begins by showing how to build a simple blog article-style web page using AMP. As new concepts are introduced this page is gradually refined until you will have the skills and confidence to build a variety of rich and interactive mobile web pages. These will include e-commerce product pages, interactive forms and menus, maps and commenting systems, and even Progressive Web Apps.
Table of Contents (24 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback
Actions and Events
amp-bind Permitted Attribute Bindings

Implementing tabbed content with <amp-selector>

Another widely used and intuitive UI pattern is tabbed content. Tabs provide different views within a context. There are many use cases for tabs. In e-commerce, they can be used to provide information about different aspects of a product, such as the product overview, product specifications, and product reviews. Many popular news sites use tabs to display lists of Most read and Top stories article lists that you can switch between. Let's add this to our news article example page: we'll have Related content in one tab, and Most read in another.

While tabbed content is not supported out of the box with a dedicated component, it can be implemented in AMP with the use of the amp-selector custom element. This is a component that displays a list of options that the user can choose from.

Include it with the following:

<script async custom-element="amp-selector" src=""></script>

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