Your website needs to be mobile-friendly nowadays. For your users ánd Google. Since Mobilegeddon, it’s just a basic requirement to have a website that works well on mobile. Not sure how mobile-friendly your website is? Google provides a test to check your website: the Mobile-Friendly Test. It runs a check on your website and tells you what you should adjust to improve the user experience on a mobile device.
In our Basic SEO training Michiel shares how this test can help you improve your site for mobile users:
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Google is actually focusing on this a lot. We’ve already mentioned Mobilegeddon. And Mobilegeddon simply means you have to optimize your website for mobile devices. And Google helps you with that. Google has a Mobile-Friendly Test that will immediately tell you if your website is mobile-friendly or not, according to Google (it’s not fool proof). And it will also tell you what things you can optimize: that could be your font size, it could be an adjustment of viewport (which is actually a bit technical), but it’s also about whether your links are to close together, because that will just make it harder to click one individual link.
If you want to get to know more useful tools that help you optimize your site, check out our Basic SEO training!