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Mobile Optimisation Posts

See our range of Mobile Optimisation posts below.

 

Google Image Search now has Videos

Posted by: Harvey Griffiths on July 19th, 2017 @ 11:55 AM

You can now find videos and even recipes that relate to your search query within a Google Images search, but only on mobile.

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New Site - Geo Green Group Goes Live!

Posted by: Spiderscope on April 27th, 2017 @ 5:17 PM

We’ve created another fantastic responsive website for our client Geo Green Group!

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PageSpeed Insights – What are they and why do they matter?

Posted by: Spiderscope on April 3rd, 2017 @ 3:07 PM

How can I get my site to load faster? This is something we’ve all asked ourselves at some point. Fortunately Google, and other companies, now provide an online tool that allows you to measure the performance of your desktop and mobile sites. 

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5 Reasons Why You Need a Responsive Website

Posted by: Spiderscope on March 14th, 2017 @ 11:08 AM

There was a point in time when mobile functionality was considered as an afterthought to desktop design. The key was to create a well optimised desktop website and then retrofit the design so it worked for the few people with smartphones. That has all changed, read more to find out 5 reasons why you need a responsive website

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Mobile friendly ranking signal boost

Posted by: Nick Meynell on May 3rd, 2016 @ 3:40 PM

Back on April 21st 2015 Google launched a mobile friendly algorithm, this started using mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal on mobile searches .Therefore if your website did not meet the mobile friendly guidelines you could not be found in the Search Engine Results Pages (SERP’s) for users searching on their mobile devices (smart phones & tablets) however if Google was confident the page provided great content for the query it could still show in the SERPs. 

Google announced on 16th March, 2016 that beginning in May they will start rolling out an update to this algorithm, which will “Increase the effect of the [mobile friendly] ranking signal”. 

As always Google have been very vague about the updates relating to their ranking signals however we do know if you do not have a mobile friendly responsive web site, and you did not feel the effect of the mobile-friendly algorithm update last year or maybe you do have a mobile site but it is not responsive, you will almost definitely notice an impact from the update starting May 2016.

Yes, you read that correctly, having a mobile site alone is not enough anymore to qualify for the mobile friendly update. It must be responsive.

 

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