I thought a good resource guide for Google’s new “mobile-friendly” update was in order. The importance of having a mobile-friendly website cannot be understated. Google has been focused heavily on mobile search as evident by several patents they have filed for and acquired. As more and more people access the Internet via their mobile phones, it becomes paramount that site owners provide these mobile visitors with a well designed and structured mobile-friendly website.
I will be adding new resources to the list as they roll out.
Let the Mobilegeddon Begin
Here’s a great way to test if your site is mobile-friendly – as far as Google is concerned – https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/
https://developers.google.com/webmasters/mobile-sites/get-started/ – The official “getting started guide” from Google
Below is a great interview with Search Engine Land’s Danny Sullivan.
http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2015/04/rolling-out-mobile-friendly-update.html – Straight from the horses mouth
http://moz.com/blog/9-things-about-googles-mobile-friendly-update – 9 things to know about the new roll out
http://searchengineland.com/tomorrow-is-mobilegeddon-are-you-ready-for-the-google-mobile-friendly-update-219291 – A good checklist for the mobile-friendly roll out. Are you prepared?
http://moz.com/blog/day-after-mobilegeddon – After 2 days, Moz’s Dr Pete provides his thoughts.