Google brings back Mobile-First indexing as the default ranking signal based on how your website performs on mobile devices. Mobile-First Indexing by Google is a new indexing method initiated by Google to provide high priority for the mobile version of your website.
Basically, Google Mobile-first indexing is not a new update. This was released by Google in November 2016, as an aim to promote more mobile-friendly websites. After a short span, from July 1st, 2019 Google brings back Mobile-First Indexing as a prime factor of indexing websites. Here, when Mobile-First Indexing starts its action again Google keeps a benchmark for existing website users. For now, Google had started monitoring and evaluating the pages based on the dynamic serving and separate URLs. But Google brings an end to this scenario and brings Mobile-First Indexing.
Here an important fact to be noted is that Mobile-First indexing will be classifying your websites according to the category they belong to and will be indexing based on monitoring on which all aspects they lags or gains in Mobile Version. Afterall the sites which already respond to mobiles limitation can boost their ranks in SERP.
Here are how Mobile-First Indexing Means.
As you know a Mobile Site is just a primary version of the desktop site, even thought keeping these two as equivalent in all perspectives can maintain the ranking or even increase. By having the same desktop site as mobile helps Google to signify your website as a brand.
Google brings Mobile-First indexing, in addition, to deliver more diverse and mobile-friendly websites to users. It is considered that around 60% to 80% of people around the globe use mobile for their different searches. So, Google says,
“Today, most of the users prefer smartphones for internet usage, in this scenario, some of the websites which are ranked higher in our search results lag-off in many situations when it comes to mobile versions. For overcoming this situation we have developed Mobile-First Indexing. Through this, we are looking forward to increasing more mobile user engagements of websites and to provide them better results”.
There are some important factors to be noted while preparing for Google Mobile-First Indexing and they are listed below.
These are the important aspects to know if you have a separate Mobile site.
Moreover from the beginning of 2019 Google has come-up with dynamic changes some of the most significant among them was Search Diversity change, and another usual change was Google Menu Design Change and at last this. Well with this update Google tries to bring more diversities in their indexing at the same time they are focusing to deliver more user-friendly websites to their users. Here below check out the official Tweet of Google on Mobile-First Indexing.