21 April 2015, Tuesday is a big day for website owners who rely on the google search ranking for the majority of visitors to their website. As we know, the amount of visitor and traffic will give an impact for online business website. The more visitors, the greater the opportunity to grow their business. April 21st is a big day because Google will launch a new algorithm on their popular search engine, Google. Google will start using Mobile-Friendly as a ranking signal from a website. This means that the risk for websites that are not ready for Mobile-Friendly design or responsive design will drop their ranks is high.
Are you ready for it?
Actually the last two or three months google has given warning to the website owner about this latest algorithm. For those who have not taken any action on these warning and have not changed your website or blog to Mobile-Friendly, you still have less than 24 hours. For those who are unsure of their website Mobile-Friendly or not, you can browse through the website below to see the instant result
How to perform Mobile-Friendly Test on my website ?
You can test for “mobile-friendliness” using the the following URL :
Why Mobile-Friendly is Important?
As we discussed above, the Mobile-Friendly website will get the stimulus on their traffic, while the page is not Mobile-Friendly will be affected and will not rank well. Some websites are optimized for mobile devices will see a big surprise because they will find a drastic change in the number of visitors to their website and most of the visitors are from mobile devices such as iphone and android smartphone. The results of studies and research shows the internet users who access the internet using mobile devices is more than desktop and laptop users. Google wants to make it easier for users to access web pages that are optimized from the mobile devices they use.
At the same time, other effects is a Well-structured URLs offers users a quick hint on the topic of the page. It will help users who access the internet through mobile devices to understand your website better when the result show in mobile search results to better reflect the names of websites, using the real-world name of the site instead of the domain name, and the URL structure of the sites in a breadcrumbs-like format.