Mobile first indexing for the whole web - September 2020

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Mobile first indexing for the whole web - September 2020

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Are you ready for this?
It's been a few years now that Google started working on mobile-first indexing - Google's crawling of the web using a smartphone Googlebot. From our analysis, most sites shown in search results are good to go for mobile-first indexing, and 70% of those shown in our search results have already shifted over. To simplify, we'll be switching to mobile-first indexing for all websites starting September 2020. In the meantime, we'll continue moving sites to mobile-first indexing when our systems recognize that they're ready....
Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Announcing mobile first indexing for the whole web
March 05, 2020


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Google has announced that this has been extended to March 2021.
Mobile-first indexing has been anongoing effort of Google for several years. We've enabled mobile-first indexing for most currently crawled sites, and enabled it by defaultfor all the new sites. Our initial plan was to enable mobile-firstindexing for all sites in Search in September 2020. We realize that in these uncertain times, it's notalways easy to focus on work as otherwise, so we've decided to extend the timeframe to the end of March 2021. Atthat time, we're planning on switching our indexing over to mobile-first indexing...
Continued: Prepare for mobile-first indexing (with a little extra time)
Tuesday, July 21, 2020


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