In May 2105, Google confirmed that mobile searches had exceed desktop searches in 10 countries including the US and Japan.
This milestone had been anticipated for some time, and reflected in an April 2015 change to their ranking algorithm, which heavily favored mobile-friendly sites during mobile searches. Mobile-friendly, in Google’s eyes, meant that the certain website characteristics where satisfied. For example:
- Text is large enough to read
- Links aren’t too close together
- Content width doesn’t exceed the screen size
- Mobile viewport is set
Google’s Mobile-Friendly Test provides an easy way to assess your website.
For many photographers, continually re-evaluating the state of their …read more