Things To Avoid For Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update

Things To Avoid For Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update

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(Web Pro News) – Last month, Google announced a pair of new mobile-related ranking signals for its search algorithm. One is mobile-friendliness and the other is for content from apps that users have installed on their phones. You can learn more about taking advantage of the latter here.

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The mobile-friendly signal will take a number of things into account. In a recent article, we went through a bunch of these things based on Google’s own guidance and documentation about how to make a site mobile-friendly. Now, Google is telling webmasters some specific things to avoid in a document called “Avoid common mistakes“. These include:

1. Blocked JavaScript, CSS and image files

2. Unplayable content

3. Faulty redirects

4. Mobile-only 404s

5. App download interstitials

6. Irrelevant cross-links

7. Slow mobile pages.

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