AMP Adds Improvements to Consent, Videos, Forms and Lists
In 2015 Google spearheaded the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project to enhance the "user experience" on mobile devices.
This year, AMP has added more capabilities to satisfy the demands of developers.
<amp-video> now supports minimizing the video to the corner of the viewport when the user scrolls, which enables them to view the video instructions while at the same time reading a step-by-step outline.
In addition, here is a summary of the other improvements to AMP functionality:
- <amp-video-iframe>, which allows developers to include a custom-built video player that will obtain all the features available in the AMP Video Interface
- <amp-list> enables developers to specify when they want the container to resize on user interaction. For example, when the <amp-list> contains an <amp-accordion> that a user taps on.
- Input masking has been enabled to make it easier to fill in forms. This allows developers to add formatting like spaces and interstitial characters, which helps users fill out forms more efficiently.
There have also been improvements made to existing components such as better transitions in <amp-lightbox-gallery>, 3rd party integration support for <amp-consent>, and ...