Knowing when it’s time to update a website can be overwhelming and confusing. Typically website redesign conjures up images of designers and agency types huddled in conference rooms brainstorming creative ideas. Aesthetics are important, yes, but the marriage of functional and back end considerations with smart, optimized design, will make all the difference in determining the effectiveness of your site, and your branding. It’s not just about the package, baby, it’s what’s inside. At the end of the day, don’t you want a website that’s built to be found, offer solutions, and drive people to contact your business? How to know when it’s time for a new website? Here are 17 essential questions to consider before you enter into the world of website re-design:
This is the 2nd of 3 guest posts by SEO Guru Alex Miranda. If you missed the first post on the Google mobile friendly website requirements, read this first.
Unless you have been living under a rock, by now you already know about the Google friendly mobile update. Any website, which is not mobile friendly, will drop in rankings when searching from a mobile device. The update does not affect searches done on a desktop or a tablet. However, I do expect Google to expand this update to include a drop in rankings across all devices.
If you are using WordPress, you may be in luck. Continue reading below to learn more about the mobile friendly update and WordPress.
Google has started annotating mobile friendly websites on mobile search results. The example below shows you how it looks on a mobile search result.