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AMP vs Responsive Design. Is AMP a valid replacement?

Former Googler, Pedro Dias said on Twitter that AMP should not be used as a replacement for a mobile-friendly website. John Muller and others disagreed.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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What percentage of searches are performed on mobile devices?

According to a recent report from Hitwise, nearly 60 percent of all Online Searches are now carried out on a mobile device, with some sectors reaching 72 percent.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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Google's Mobile First Index Coming Soon, but no date yet

Gary Illyes revealed at the recent Friends of Search conference that they are moving toward the launch of the Mobile First Index, but may still be a few months out.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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Rich Cards extended to recipes, movies, restaurants, and online courses

Rich Cards, the new mobile search result format for Recipes and Movies, has now been extended to cover Local Restaurants and Online courses.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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Bing will not implement Mobile-first indexing, despite Google doing so.

Bing has confirmed that it will not be following in the footsteps of Google, with their new Mobile-first Index.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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Google Mobile First Indexing Update: What you need to know

Google has announced that they will now crawl and index the mobile version of the web page when indexing your website. We discuss what this means for you and how to prepare for the new Mobile-first index.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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Google: Mobile-friendly ranking signal to increase in May 2016

In a recent announcement, Google has confirmed that beginning in May 2016 they will increase the effect of the mobile-friendliness ranking signal.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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Google testing bigger mobile-friendliness ranking boost?

There are some reports that Google is testing a larger ranking boost for mobile-friendly websites.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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Google's New Mobile Friendly Update officially launched - 21st April 2015

Google's Gary Illyes has recently confirmed that Google's New Mobile Friendly Algorithm has now been fully rolled out but pages will need to be recrawled.

By Jonathan Griffin |