Google Mobile First Indexing is Happening

Google Warned Us and they are on a Roll:

CMS Web Solutions Responsive Mobile Friendly websiteBack in 2016 Google warned us and we warned you, that your website needed to be mobile friendly or your rankings would suffer. 

Google warned us that they would be switching from a desktop focussed index to a mobile-first index and it’s happening now.

Below is an excerpt of the confirmation that Google is sending to our Webmaster tools for all accounts.

Mobile-first indexing enabled for

This means that you may see more traffic in your logs from Googlebot Smartphone. You may also see that snippets in Google Search results are now generated from the mobile version of your content.

Background: Mobile-first indexing means that Googlebot will now use the mobile version of your site for indexing and ranking, to better help our (primarily mobile) users find what they’re looking for. Google’s crawling, indexing, and ranking systems have historically used the desktop version of your site’s content, which can cause issues for mobile searchers when the desktop version differs from the mobile version. 

So if your website is not yet mobile friendly, or it’s time for a refresh, contact us for summer specials today! We’ll ensure both you and Google will be satisfied.