Just What is “Mobile Friendly?

You may have heard that Google will penalize you for having separate pages for mobile and desktops, but in truth Google, as of April 2015, announced that they are only looking to boost the rankings of mobile-friendly pages.  Are we discussed in Responsive Design, there are legitimate reasons to have a different presentation for mobile users.

Death_to_stock_photography_weekend_work (7 of 10)So how does Google grade a mobile-friendly page? They look for several items, including

  • Does the page load well in a phone?
  • Does your page pass the fat-finger test?  Are you buttons too small, or too close together?
  • Is the font-size too small?
  • It the page running Flash or another technology that doesn’t work on a smart phone?

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