How to check your Website is Mobile Friendly for Google Search Rankings

Google yesterday announced that websites with mobile friendly will be given more priority for Google Search Rankings. So best mobile friendly sites will be visible first in mobile search results. Google will be implementing this starting from April 21 of this year. So as a webmaster it’s your responsibility to make your website mobile ready instead of loading entire site. Doing this, the website text can be made larger rather than being kept in smaller size.

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So don’t want to lose Google Traffic from mobile search to your website, it’s important to convert into mobile friendly website. Google has given time up to April 21, so the necessary changes should be made by the webmaster before the new algorithm will be pushed.

“When it comes to search on mobile devices, users should get the most relevant and timely results, no matter if the information lives on mobile-friendly web pages or apps. As more people use mobile devices to access the internet, our algorithms have to adapt to these usage patterns”, stated Google on its Webmaster Central blog.

How to check my website is Mobile Friendly for better Google Rankings:

Confused on how to check if your site is mobile friendly or not, then the below guide will help you out. With Google test page, any URL can be submitted and the mobile friendly results can be viewed. For detailed information on mobile friendly sites, Google came up with Get Started page. So check that page for brief info on mobile friendly sites.

  • Login to Webmaster Tools Account and select the website whose mobile friendly results are to be known. Now from Search Traffic, select Mobile Usability options. As soon you select the option, mobile usability errors will be shown if detected.
  • For testing few website pages, Mobile-Friendly Test can be performed.

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So depending on the results, make sure to implement necessary changes which in-turn helps to bring higher Google Search Rankings for your website.

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