Published: February 03, 2015 Last Updated: September 02, 2021

Is Google Penalising Your Mobile Site?

Is Google penalising your mobile site?

Google is currently emailing Webmasters of websites that have failed their mobile friendly test. In their email they warn your website pages "will not be seen as mobile-friendly by Google Search, and will therefore be displayed and ranked appropriately for smartphone users".

Google warning email for non mobile0friendly websites
Google warning email for Non Mobile-Friendly Websites

Your website isn't mobile friendly - what should you do?

The simple answer is to get a new website that is mobile friendly. In most cases this is just a matter of contacting the business who did your current website and ask them about making it mobile friendly.

What is the best Mobile Friendly Website?

There are several different ways you can go about getting a mobile friendly website. The traditional method has been to create a second website that has been designed for mobile phones. However, with the development of web technology, the best method now is what we call a "Responsive Website". This is essentially a website that will respond in layout to whatever the size screen it is being viewed on. This is the type of mobile website that Google recommends.

Read more about Responsive Website Design in our recent Blog Post!