Is your website mobile-friendly?

By Chris Tattum / May 29, 2015

From time to time, Google make changes to their search engine, to improve the quality of their results.

On April 21 2015, they made a significant change so that websites deemed “mobile-friendly” rank higher in search results.  They did this so that users searching on mobile devices get back pages which are usable and legible.  In fact, to quote Google directly:-

…pages designed for only large screens may see a significant decrease in rankings in mobile search results.

Since more people now browse websites from mobile devices than from desktops and laptops, this is extremely important.

How do I Find Out?

So how do you know if your website is considered to be mobile-friendly or not?  Well Google have released a special tool which will analyse a website and report back its findings. Click the button below to access it.

Mobile-Friendly Test

What can I do?

If Google has determined that your website is not mobile-friendly, and want some advice, then feel free to get in touch.

(For more information about the mobile-friendly update, Google have released a FAQ here.)

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