Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google, John Mueller Confirms Rolling Out Of An Update To Mobile Search Results


May 12th, 2016

Today, John Mueller (Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google) confirmed and tweeted:

 

Last year,  Google started using mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal on mobile searches.  In March 2016 Google announced that beginning in May, Google will start rolling out an update to mobile search results that increases the effect of the ranking signal to help the users find even more pages that are relevant and mobile-friendly.

 

Google Algorithm to find mobile friendly sites for search results

 

There are many resources shared by Google online to check and test the mobile-friendliness of a website are as follows:

Some Other Google Resources answering the following questions:

  1. Why make a website mobile-friendly?
  2. How do I start?
  3. What are the top three things I should know when building a site for mobile devices?
  4. How much does it cost to build a site for mobile devices?
  5. What should I think about when working with a developer?
  6. What are the top three mistakes beginners want to avoid?
  7. What are the next steps?

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