Google is now sending notifications to website owners and webmasters notifications if their website isn’t mobile friendly.
This could be an indication that a new mobile algorithm could be coming soon. In my opinion, you can bet on it.
Here is more from search engine land.
Google Sending Mobile Usability Warnings To Huge Number Of Webmasters
Google sending notifications to webmasters with sites that are not mobile friendly. Is this a sign of a new mobile algorithm coming soon?Barry Schwartz on January 19, 2015 at 9:57 am
Google is sending mass notifications to webmasters who has websites that are not mobile-friendly. These notifications contain the subject “fix mobile usability issues found on…” It then goes on to explain that these sites have critical mobile usability errors on 100% of the pages on the site and thus the pages will be “displayed and ranked appropriately for smartphone users.”
These notifications are being sent via Google Webmaster Tools and via email. It is also being sent to sites that are simply not mobile friendly at all and typically, the webmasters know their sites are not mobile friendly. What we have here is Google reminding these webmasters their sites are not mobile-friendly and issuing a warning that the pages won’t rank well in mobile search.
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