Is Your Website Mobile-Friendly or Responsive Yet? If not, why not?
According to Google, buy April 21, 2015 it needs to be if you are concerned about your website ranking. I know as a Realtor® this is very important for me. It seems to always be a work in progress, so every little bit helps.
Many website owners, webmasters and designers have worked very hard to get their websites to rank well and now Google is changing the rules of the game once again. This time there are two factors being addressed:
- App Indexing to surface useful content from apps.
- Mobile-friendliness ranking to accommodate the trend towards our more mobile society.
Why I Love Responsive Websites
In my opinion, mobile-friendly website just look better. The graphics resize to fit the device orientation and in many ways websites are easier to build. Using modules seems to be the latest trend and webmasters that I know love it.
Free Tools To Test Whether Your Website Responsive or Mobile-Friendly
You can check the latest tips and tools from the Google post 'Finding more mobile-friendly search results' dated February 26, 2015. I found these tools very useful.
Don't be left in the dark, or rather, found on page two or beyond. Put your webmaster to work and get dialed in to the latest from Google. You'll be glad you did.