Mobile friendly

Google announced that they are now ranking websites that are mobile-friendly, higher than websites that are not. This is being called Mobilegeddon and while the name may sound silly, it represents a very real threat to the Google rankings of millions of websites.


Test report from one of my websites

Luckily all Seagene websites are mobile friendly, so if you have one of my websites you don’t need to worry. If you’d like to test to see if your website is mobile friendly, use the app that google provide. Mobile-Friendly Test.

Here is the report posted by Google on 23rd Feb 2015

1. More mobile-friendly websites in search results

Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices.

To get help with making a mobile-friendly site, check out our guide to mobile-friendly sites. If you’re a webmaster, you can get ready for this change by using the following tools to see how Googlebot views your pages:

  • If you want to test a few pages, you can use the Mobile-Friendly Test.
  • If you have a site, you can use your Webmaster Tools account to get a full list of mobile usability issues across your site using the Mobile Usability Report.

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