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Category: Mobile Friendly Update

Ways Top Websites Personalize On-Site Content

We know it’s important these days to create a mobile-friendly website when it comes to improving your SEO results. But I think when most people think about mobile-friendly websites, they think about making sure that each page on that website will look great when viewed on a mobile device like a tablet or smartphone. Having …

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An Explanation Of 8 Major Google Algorithm Updates

Throughout the year, Google is constantly updating their search engines, but a vast majority of the time, they are too small to notice. That doesn’t mean that the updates will always be small ones. Once in a while, you’ll hear about updates that are bigger than the others. These bigger updates are fundamental enough to …

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Google To Switch Completely Over To Mobile-First Indexing By September 2020

In an announcement made by Google, by September 2020, all sites will be crawled and indexed using mobile-first indexing. Google said, “To simplify, we’ll be switching to mobile-first indexing for all websites starting September 2020.” A majority of sites have moved over already. It’s possible to check if your site has moved over by logging …

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Google Mobile-First Indexing To Be Applied To All Sites Within A Year

Notifications are being sent out by Google through Google Search Console with “mobile-first indexing issues detected” alerts. These emails indicates the issues Google has when it comes to moving the site over to mobile-first indexing. It also says “Google expects to apply mobile-first indexing to all websites in the next six to twelve months.” Mobile-first …

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Google Adds Googlebot Desktop Vs. Mobile Selector For Rich Results Test

Google has announced that it has upgraded the rich results testing tool that lets developers and SEOs see how Google sees your rich results between Googlebot desktop and Googlebot mobile. A reason that a site could have been moved over to mobile-first indexing is that its structured data and rich results could differ between its …

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Beginning July 1, All New Sites Will Be Indexed Using Google’s Mobile-First Indexing

In an announcement by Google, all new websites “previously unknown to Google Search” will be indexed using mobile-first indexing starting on July 1. Older webs sites that aren’t being indexed using mobile-first indexing won’t be switched yet to mobile-first indexing on July 1, but will be moved when those sites are ready to be moved …

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Google floods Webmasters With ‘Mobile-First Indexing Enabled’ Notifications

Since September 14, Google has been sending out notices around mobile-first indexing being enabled for websites to a large number of webmasters.  It appears that this batch of notices is by far the single largest batch of notices seen since they officially began sending these types of batch notifications around the mobile-first indexing change. The following is a screen shot that …

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Google Updates Mobile-Friendly Test, Rich Results Test Tools To Better Support JavaScript Sites

Recently, Google updated the  mobile-friendly test and the rich results test to better support JavaScript sites.  Google posted a Tweet saying that you will now see rendered HTML, console log, exceptions and slack traces. In other words, those who build sites using JabaScript, AJAX and other types of JavaScript frameworks will be able to debug their sites better with these tools. …

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The First Batch Of Google Mobile-First Indexing Notifications Gets Released

After months after Google announced the rollout of the mobile-first indexing process, webmaster and SEOs have begun getting notifications via Google Search Console of their sites being “enabled” for mobile-first indexing. It says in the notification that “mobile-first indexing enabled for” and specifies the domain name of the site it was enabled for.  Ari Finkelstein shared a screen of …

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Google To Move More Sites To Mobile-First Index In Coming Weeks

It was announced at PubCon (a webmaster conference) by Gary Illyes that Google is planning to roll more sites into the mobile-first index over the next several weeks. The following tweet was posted by Marie Haynes, who was in the crowd, on Twitter: Announcement – In the next month and a half or so, Google is moving a …

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