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Google clarifies what it means by mobile first indexing for SEO

In November 2016, Google announced that it would be changing the way it indexes websites and coined a new phrase – mobile first indexing. This means that instead of using the desktop version for its index, Google will look at the mobile version of a website. It will index keywords, content and then evaluate relevance […]

Google announces the roll out mobile-first indexing

After months of rumour and speculation, Google has officially confirmed that it is starting to roll-out mobile-first indexing. This means that it will be analysing the mobile version of a website rather than the desktop version to populate its index. The announcement was made on the 26th March 2018 on the Webmasters Central Blog: Today […]

Google’s mobile-first indexing announcement and what it means for website owners

On Friday 4 November 2016, Google announced that it was experimenting with Mobile-first indexing. This means that it is considering looking at the mobile version of a website first when evaluating its relevance to search users. This reflects the general evolution of search that started with the mobile friendly update of April 2015. This is […]