Google Quickly Fixed The AMP Analytics Bug

Apr 28, 2017 - 6:40 am 2 by
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Yesterday, those publishers and webmasters who deployed AMP on their sites were freaking out that Google stopped sending traffic to AMP pages. They soon quickly figured out it was a Google Analytics bug in how it was capturing AMP pages.

The reports began coming in yesterday morning on Twitter, Reddit, WebmasterWorld and more and more places.

Google's Paul Bakaus from the AMP team quickly responded to the issue saying they are working on a fix:

Then by 2:30pm or so yesterday, Google fixed the issue:

It seems the fix would only be a retroactive fix but it is fixed going forward.

Here is a chart from one who was impacted showing the AMP page traffic returning after the bug was fixed:

So all should be good now.

Forum discussion at Twitter, Reddit, WebmasterWorld.

 

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