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How to solve Image Size Smaller Than Recommended Size in AMP

First of all, this is just a WARNING. It is NOT an error. AMP pages will still get indexed and displayed in Google’s search results. it’s just one of the Google new requirements.

If you are facing this type of Warnings we have two solutions to solve this

  1. For Jetpack user try this solution
  2. For Yoast user try this solution

According to Google, Below are the Image required properties:

1. Images should be at least 1200 pixels wide.

2. Every page must contain at least one image (whether or not you include markup). Google will pick the best image to display in Search results based on the aspect ratio and resolution, etc.

3. Images must be in .jpg, .png, or .gif format.

You can read more from Here:

Below is the screenshot of the Google Search Console (webmaster tool ) with the warnings

we have already fixed this issue and pushed in version. Please update to this version but If you still have any issues/problems after updating also then please contact our support team.

1. For Jetpack user try this solution

If you are using the “Jetpack performance” plugin then disable Image Performance option.

Go to WordPress dashboard -> Jetpack -> Performance -> Enable image performance option

2. For Yoast user try this solution

If you are using the “Yoast” plugin then you need to enable Yoast SEO plugin for this first you need to install Schema & Structured Data for WP & AMP plugin.

After installing you will find this option in WordPress Dashboard -> Structure Data -> Settings -> Compatibility

Please refer to the below steps and checked the box of Yoast in the Compatibility section of the options panel and save it.

That’s it for this tutorial!

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Updated on January 16, 2020

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    1. Hi Frau Krasunja,

      Will you please enable Featured Image from The Content option.
      By following this – AMP option panel -> Settings -> Advance Setting -> Featured Image from The Content.
      Please enable it’s and let us know.

  1. pls update, i get eror i using amp for wp but not use yoast seo

    1. Hi yogi,

      Will you please provide us the URL of your website. So that we will check and will get back to you.

      1. same here. my website has the same issue since jan 10th of this year. I am noticing a steady increase in the number of errors in the search console. I do not use any of the plugins you have mentioned. What is the recommended solution. The website is

  2. I getting this error ” Error in required structured data element “

  3. Same error but not using any of the two plugins what to do

  4. Hi,
    I have Yoast SEO Plugin checkbox checked, but still have received the warning:
    To the owner of

    Search Console has identified that your site is affected by 1 AMP issues:

    Top Warnings

    Warnings are suggestions for improvement. Some warnings can affect your appearance on Search; some might be reclassified as errors in the future. The following warnings were found on your site:

    Image size smaller than recommended size

    for this address:

  5. My site is also showing the same error. I am using ampforwp plugin for AMP and Rank Math plugin for SEO. I also have Autoptimize on my site. How can I solve this error?

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