As an owner of your website, you must have already gathered sufficient information about the SEO. Search Engine Optimization is the key to getting success in the online marketplace. The main concern of the website developers is that SEO processes are evolving at a consistent rate. It has become quite a difficult task for the web developers to keep pace with the running trend and the expected trend of the SEO that is here to come soon.
Google, last year, officially announced that it would index mobile-friendly website first. From the month of March this year, most of the companies have started switching to the mobile-optimized version of the website. Since most of the website visitors have already seen your website pages on the smartphone you need to upload your content wisely.
Above all, your main aim should be to provide an equal experience to the visitors who access your website on the mobile or the desktop as well. Hence, its high-time you should start thinking about the subject matter.
We are here with some of the basics of what Google’s Mobile-index is first and its impact on your website. Here we go.
Let us first try and understand what is mobile-First Index is?
According to the historical method of indexing. Google used to index desktop-versions of the website first.
What is Indexing?
Indexing is a process by which search engine like Google, YouTube, Bing, Yahoo, etc. scan your pages and saves the information available from your website. Based on this parameter, the search engine can decide your web page ranking. Now more and more people have started switching to mobile-version of the websites. Website developers have also become smart seeing the rising trend of the mobile-friendly websites.
The search engine considering desktop-friendly website first doesn’t make any sense today. This is the main reason to why Google in the year 2016, officially announced to consider mobile-first indexing.
The name of this technique is quite simple and easy to understand. The name itself represents that the search engine would give priority to the mobile version. That doesn’t mean that the search engine will forget desktop-version. The main concern here is to consider mobile-friendly site priority.
How can you check if the mobile version of your website is ready or not? Well, first of all, you need to check if the website developer that you have hired can develop the mobile-friendly version of your already existing website or not? If you are able to get a good web developer then you can check your website on the smartphone and analyze, if all web pages are displaying with perfection or not.
If you are really serious about the mobile-first version of your website then you need to bring some changes in your already existing format. Add ‘back to Top’ button at the top or the bottom of the page so that the user can scroll and come back to the top of the page.
Above tricks are tried and tested so you can at least give them a try.