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.
Google’s Paul Bakaus from the AMP team quickly responded to the issue saying they are working on a fix:
— Paul Bakaus (@pbakaus) April 27, 2017
Then by 2:30pm or so yesterday, Google fixed the issue:
Update: The issue has been confirmed and a fix is being rolled out. You should see things returning to normal. https://t.co/JiGYqvl1ed
— AMP Project (@AMPhtml) April 27, 2017
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:
— il Turista Viaggi (@ilturista_info) April 28, 2017
So all should be good now.
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