Google Increases Its Mobile-Friendly Ranking

Published On: May 6th, 2016Categories: SEO, Website DesignTags: , , ,

Google annonces that beginning this month, they will strengthen the existing search algorithm that promotes mobile-friendly websites.

Google states “Beginning in May, we’ll start rolling out an update to mobile search results that increases the effect of the ranking signal to help our users find even more pages that are relevant and mobile-friendly.”

Websites that are already mobile friendly will not be affected, however they say that quality content is still key.  “Even if a page with high quality content is not mobile-friendly, it could still rank well if it has great, relevant content.”

New Warning Message from Google in Search Results

Search for your site in Google and if you are the site owner and are logged into Google, you will see a warning message in the search results “YOUR PAGE IS NOT MOBILE FRIENDLY”.

>> Read the entire article from Google


About the Author: Carla Baldwin

Carla Baldwin
Carla is the owner of Baldwin Web Design. She is the lead developer and project manager with over twenty years of professional experience in web development and digital marketing.