13 May Understanding “Mobilegeddon” – Google’s Mobile Search Update
The Google search algorithm was recently updated to give mobile-friendly websites better visibility in mobile search results. In fact, all mobile-friendly sites will be labeled as such in search. Websites that are not mobile-friendly may experience a drop in mobile search rankings. The media has called this update “Mobilegeddon” but you don’t need to worry 2020da websites are built to be mobile-ready.
Mobile-friendly themes allow visitors to your website, blog or online store to have an optimized and rewarding experience. Websites that function well at any screen size keep visitors engaged without navigation through awkward and unnecessary tapping and zooming actions.
Every month more and more of your visitors will likely access your content from a mobile device. In April, nearly 40% of traffic to Weebly sites came from a phone or tablet. Research findings support the idea that consumers are choosing mobile over desktop to access important information. A Nielsen report shows that more than 85% of Millennials own smartphones while Pew Internet found that 10% of smartphone owners did not have another form of high-speed Internet access at home.