Friday, 1 May 2015

Why Google is Focusing on Mobile

Is your Website #MOBILE ready ?

Is-Your-Website-Mobile-Ready

Google recently announced:

Starting April 21, 2015, 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.”

 

This is one of the largest algorithm updates that we’ve seen in #Google’s recent history and will have a big impact on where your site measures up within the search results. Let’s look at what you can do to avoid any negative impact from the update and how to use it to your website’s advantage.

Is Your Website Ready for Google’s Mobile Search Update?

Most of the people who surf the internet today do it so using a mobile device. But not all websites are mobile-friendly. Contents need to be adapted to the smaller screens and operating systems.

mobile-ready and responsive

To see where your #website stands with mobile optimisation, Google has provided two tools to help website owners prepare for the update.
Two tools to check website

Google’s mobile friendly test tool
https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/

Mobile Usability check
http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com.es/2014/10/tracking-mobile-usability-in-webmaster.html

Read our post on our blog 
http://start-a-website.info/getting-your-mobile-friendly-or-responsive-wordpress-website-can-be-easy/

to get  a #mobile ready theme and make your #wordpress blog responsive in minutes

With mobile search accounting for 20% of all Google searches, mobile optimisation is an important step forward for any business website and for the user experience of websites visitors.

It doesn’t come as a surprise considering that Google first motivation is to provide the best user experience and as everyone knows navigating through a non-mobile friendly website can be very frustrating. That said though, there are other financial incentives for Google to roll out this change.

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