In the UK, nearly half of mobile phones are now smartphones and the number is growing fast and the browsing capabilities are nearly that of a desktop machine. So generally speaking, your current SEO strategy together with a site that works on a smaller screen and is lighter for 3G networks will fit the bill. … [Read more...] about The Mobile SEO Party is Ending
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And to add one more Google tool in and complete the set, Data Studio is a user-friendly way to create mobile-specific performance dashboards using metrics from a range of analytics platforms. Once a mobile strategy has been devised and implemented, these Google tools will allow SEOs to monitor the impact closely. … [Read more...] about The 5 best tools to develop a mobile-first SEO strategy
Site’s content is indexed by Google org metadata is provided where appropriate Social metadata is provided where appropriate Canonical URLs are provided when necessary Pages use the History API Content doesn’t jump as the page loads Pressing back from a detail page retains scroll position on the previous list page When tapped, inputs aren’t obscured by the on-screen keyboard Content is easily sharable from standalone or full-screen mode Site is responsive across phone, tablet, and desktop screen sizes Any app install prompts are not used excessively The Add to Home Screen prompt is intercepted First load very fast even on 3G Site uses cache-first networking Site appropriately informs the user when they’re offline UI encouraging users to turn on Push Notifications must not be overly aggressive for at least a few days (for example, one week) Site dims the screen when permission request is showing Push notifications must be timely, precise, and relevant Provides … [Read more...] about Progressive Web Apps: The New Standard For Mobile Search?
I have suggested that there be an on-page signal, like a meta tag. There could also be a “mobile URL identification” function added to Webmaster Tools, or any number of other creative solutions. This is a known issue; but so far, Google has no useful response aside from either, “It is not our problem,” or, “Then don’t follow that part of the Guidelines.” … [Read more...] about Mobile Site Configuration & The Vary HTTP Header
my phone, then loaded to show me the last place in the US I’d looked up. Ugh, no … [Read more...] about Ironically, You Need A Map To Find Google & Microsoft’s Windows Mobile Map Apps