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Mobilegeddon…. Beware

1. Mobilegeddon is here and it is not as bad as expected
Ever since Google announced their new mobile ranking algorithm, many webmasters were afraid of the upcoming ‘mobilegeddon’. Google released the new algorithm on April, 21st. Was it as bad as expected? Do you still have to adjust your web pages?

What exactly is Google’s new algorithm?

On 21 April, Google released a new ranking algorithm that changes the way web pages are ranked in Google’s mobile results. According to Google, web pages that do not display correctly on mobile phones, will get lower rankings than before:

mobile vs. not mobile

According to Google, there are 4.7% more mobile-friendly websites today than two months ago, when Google announced the new algorithm. The update doesn’t apply to all devices or results:

  • it affects only searc...
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