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Google Search Updates

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Helping hacked sites reconsider – A successful reconsideration is the last step a hacked website owner will need to go through to let Google know the site is now safe for users. You can see what is the progress in the way Google handle these requests here.

Mobile – As of September 1st, Google updated the Mobile-Friendly Test to indicate that sites should avoid showing app install interstitials that hide a significant amount of content on the transition from the search result page. The Mobile Usability report in Search Console will show webmasters the number of pages across their site that have this issue. If you have a site that is not connected to Search Console, I recommend you to connect it, it’s a great way to keep track on your site’s health and get important messages from Google.
For more read here. Continue reading

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Improving Your Mobile Sites

mobile devicesIt’s not a secret that the world is going mobile at a (crazy) rapid pace. We all seen the statistics about it, and we know that the next 4 billion people will see the web only on mobile. This post will focus on how you can build a mobile site that will be ‘in a good relationship’ with Google (and other search engines out there).

Responsive web design is one answer when it comes to ‘how to serve’. You wish to avoid redirects, sniffing for the mobile browsers agents or managing two versions of your sites.

How we can make our site mobile friendly?
Let’s try to think as developers of a search engine. If you were trying to figure out if a site was mobile friendly just by looking at a site, what would you look for? First, the content on our site must be readable on mobile so it should fit within the screen. Second, we will try to make sure that the site is usable. Continue reading

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