Google Search Now Adds “Mobile-Friendly” Tag Into The Results

7 Jan 2015
Google Search Now Adds “Mobile-Friendly” Tag Into The Results

Google’s last move is to add tags displaying whether websites are mobile-friendly or not. They simple insert the tag into the results page. The update is aimed at helping users to find mobile-friendly pages easier when they search things on Google via mobile phones. Google Search’s new feature is expected to be launched in the whole world within a few weeks.

According to Google’s official blog, your website should fulfill these criteria to get the “mobile-friendly” tag:

  • Avoids software that is not common on mobile devices, like Flash
  • Uses text that is readable without zooming
  • Sizes content to the screen so users don’t have to scroll horizontally or zoom
  • Places links far enough apart so that the correct one can be easily tapped

Reminder: You can always check your webpage’s mobile availability from the link.

Google provides an example of how this new feature will look like:

google search

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