Is Magento 2 AMP Plugin Compatible With Third-Party Extensions

Yes and no. Generally speaking, the Magento 2 AMP Extension creates lightweight AMP versions of your website pages for mobile devices based on AMP technology. On the one hand, it significantly reduces page load time and takes your website to a higher position in Google search results. However, the AMP technology imposes some restrictions on the functionality and design elements for pages to load fast.

With the help of the AMP extension, you can convert your existing website into your AMP pages in minutes. Moreover, some analytics and tracking tools, such as Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel, as well as different chats are already integrated to work smoothly on your AMP pages.

As for compatibility with other third-party extensions, it is tricky but possible.

How to Make Third-Party Extensions Compatible With AMP

With advanced extension configurations, you can reproduce the design of your website on AMP pages staying competitive and feature-rich. Moreover, the AMP plugin provides seamless integration with tools you probably already use. However, if you have been using a third-party extension, and you want to integrate it into your AMP pages, check out 3 ways you can do this:

  1. If your third-party extension affects the frontend, ask the AMP developers to customize it keeping all the AMP HTML specifications.
  2. If it does not affect the frontend but some pieces of code break AMP elements and pages, you can disable them for AMP pages only using the following interface:
  3. Use our AMP Development Service. We investigate the third-party functionality you are currently using and provide you with an AMP solution. We also deal with the development of custom AMP functionality of any difficulty to make your third-party extension work on AMP pages.

Additionally, check the list of provided third-party services that enhance the functionality of your AMP pages. They can be easily configured right from the Magento admin panel:

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Facebook Pixel
  • Zendesk chat
  • Tawk Chat
  • Live Chat
  • Google reCAPTCHA

More integrations are coming soon.

All in all, the AMP technology applies many limitations to provide fast page load speed and a better user experience on your website. Therefore, many third-party extensions require customizations to be compatible with AMP. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any additional questions.

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