Google has started sending out mails to web owners who don’t have a mobile optimized website.
Here is how the email looks like
Fix mobile usability issues found on http://www.yoursite.com
Google systems have tested xxx pages from your site and found that 100% of them have critical mobile usability errors. The errors on these xxx pages severely affect how mobile users are able to experience your website. These pages will not be seen as mobile-friendly by Google Search, and will therefore be displayed and ranked appropriately for smartphone users.
What Does this mean for your website?
The traffic from mobile and tablets has bypassed the traffic from desktop computers. This means more and more users are now coming to your website via mobile platforms.
Google ranks websites based on speed, relevance of content and usability. Showing mobile optimized websites to its users searching via mobile is a very important factor for google.
This unfortunately means that if you don’t take quick action, google will penalize your website ranking in search engines.
What can you do?
It is important to test your website for mobile. Check your website by using a tool provided a google called Page insights . Check the tool here
This will give you an idea of how your website ranks on speed and user experience on mobile.
Please note that optimizing your website for speed is also an important factor in search engine results. You can check out our article to check out tips on how to optimize your website for speed.
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You can contact us today to optimize your website for speed and usability on mobile.
Our services include optimizing your website for viewing on all devices and optimizing it for speed and user experience on mobile.