Google Gives Boost to Mobile-Friendly Sites

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February 2016 (1)

Posted 02/24/2016 11:16:58
Category: Websites & Mobile

Google recently stated it tweaked its algorithm for mobile searches to favor sites that look good on smartphone screens, and penalize sites with content that is too wide for a phone screen and text and links that are too small.

Given Google’s importance in driving traffic to websites, some in the industry dubbed the change “mobilegeddon.” Google updates its algorithm frequently, but this is considered by some experts to be its most significant change in years. In an unprecedented move, Google warned website operators in February that the change was coming, and gave them tips on how to prepare.

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Source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-gives-boost-to-mobile-friendly-sites-1429660022