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Why your website should be mobile friendly?

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As many as 1.4 billion smartphones are being used globally today where as the number of desktop computers has come down to 2.2 billion.

googleIf you have a website but it is not mobile friendly it is time for you to rethink if you want to increase your online presence.

Search giant Google is set to roll out an update to mobile search results in coming May that, it says, will provide users find relevant and best answers irrespective of whether a user is on a phone, desktop or tablet.

The websites, which are mobile-friendly, will not be affected by this update. However, Google recommends webmasters to improve their websites if they are not mobile friendly.

“If your site is not mobile friendly but have high-quality content you could still rank well”, the search giant said in a Webmaster Central Blog post.

The number of mobile users is growing. Reports say one among every 4.5 persons has a smartphone in the world. Similarly, as many as 1.4 billion smartphones are being used globally today where as the number of desktop computers has come down to 2.2 billion.

Google offers a tool using which one can check out the Mobile-Friendly Test of a website.

One can also browse Google’s Webmaster Mobile Guide to clear the doubts. It has answers to all common queries.

Google started using mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal on mobile searches last year.

The new update to mobile search results expected to increases the effect of the ranking signal and help users find even more pages that are relevant and mobile-friendly said the blog post.

Big Wire

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