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AMP: Building Accelerated Mobile Pages

By : Ruadhan O'Donoghue
Book Image

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

Improving search with <amp-list> and <amp-bind>

Earlier we noted that amp-bind and amp-list together was a potent combination--so what else can we do? Search is one place that it can help with, so let's revisit our product search form from Chapter 6, Making contact - Forms in AMP. We can improve it in two ways:

  • Adding filtering and sorting, and removing the reliance on submit-success
  • Adding autocomplete/autosuggest functionality

Sorting, filtering, and updating search results

In Chapter 6 , Making contact - Forms in AMP, we implemented a product search form. It performed the search without needing a page reload using an XHR amp-form submission, and displayed the results with amp-mustache in the submit-success template. We noted, however, that the submit-success approach was clunky and limiting in terms of page layout: the search results were too tightly coupled with amp-form. With amp-list and amp-bind, we can loosen this coupling in a more flexible approach that also allows us to...