Recently Google announced a new Mobile friendly Update. By that Update, Google promises to uproot all that domains that were not mobile friendly. Yeah I know that this News make some bloggers feel bad. Because there is a massive traffic loss to their blogs along with thousands of blogs over the internet. But Why not to face the Challenge given by Google to all of us? I am not Sad by this update from Google, even I am Happy. Because Google has given us an opportunity to do something more with our blog’s. The Blogs which are not Mobile Friendly till this update will now become mobile friendly by their owners and this will create a Mobile friendly Blogosphere 🙂
But the problem is that “How to Recover from the penalty? Because I am loosing a huge traffic.” So let me explain you the answer. The First step in this Blog post is to make you aware about What a Mobile friendly Blog really is?
A Blog which can be loaded on a mobile device is not surely a Mobile friendly blog. There is a complete checklist of a Mobile friendly blog. The checklist is arranged by me, If your blog fulfills the requirements of this checklist then congratulations! Your Blog is previously mobile friendly and you don’t need to make any change.
Checklist for a Mobile Friendly Blog
Fast Loading on a Mobile Device:
Check if your Blog is loading fast on a Mobile device. Loading time on a mobile device also affects your SEO as the same as on a desktop Device.
Easily readable on a Mobile Device:
Make sure that your Blog’s Content can be easily read through a Mobile Device. Choose a Font size that can be easily readable by the reader of your blog. Visit your own blog from different Mobile devices with different screen sizes and do your own research. You can also preview your site as it seems on a mobile device by this tool : Screenfly
Use the Google’s Mobile Friendly Testing Tool:
Its our goodluck that Google have provided us a Simple and free tool to check whether our Blog or Site is being listed as a Mobile Friendly Blog/Site in the search results. You can check for your own blog by using this free tool from Google Here
Easy Navigation – Even on a Mobile Device
Make sure that your blog includes an Easy navigation on a mobile device. Mostly handsets being used today are Touch Screens and user can click on wrong links and get tired of your blog if the Navigation was stuffy and they are not correctly spaced out.
If your blog competes with all those above stated requirements then you can relax on the back of your Seat. Your blog is Mobile friendly, and there is definitely a “Mobile Friendly” Label standing along with your blog, in Google’s Search results. 🙂
But, What if my Blog does not comply with the above checklist?
You have to take necessary steps to make your blog mobile friendly to take your blog out of the Mobilegeddon Penalty. Are you thinking about those Steps? Let me assist you with all the process, and tell you some useful Steps on “Making your Blog Mobile Friendly”.
How to Make your Blog Mobile Friendly?
All those bloggers who are penalized by the Googles Mobile friendly penalty. Want to know that “How to Recover from Google’s Mobilegeddon Penalty?”. So I am here with the answer. Let me guide you with the rest of the process. By using the following steps, You can get all those readers back, who have been lost after your blog got penalized by the Mobilegeddon Penalty. 🙁
Planning about What to Do?
When you are going to make your Blog Mobile friendly, then its better to first Plan about what you are going to do now. Deciede about what you are going to do to make your blog mobile friendly, Whether you are going to hire a Person who will design a responsive theme for your blog. Or You are going to do this job yourself. There are also some great plugins available for WordPress which can create a beautiful Mobile theme for your blog.
Analyzing your Blog Deeply!
If you are planning to do the stuff yourself. Then I personally recommend you to take a deep look on your blog. Because you cannot do experiments with your blog’s Mobile themes. It is better to be currently stay with Non Mobile friendly then to be staying offline on mobile devices. Spend time coding the theme, Hurry in implementing. Test your theme as deeply as you can. After implementing the theme ask your readers to let you know about the errors or problems they are facing.
Clean and Space out Navigation
While doing some updates to your Blog’s Template to make it more Mobile friendly. Keep in mind that You should use necessary space between links or navigation of your Blog. Because visitor prefer the Blog’s who have a clean Navigation on their blog. Arrange the Navigation in a manner it looks like a Professional Blog. Review your new Theme several times and ask your friends to check it and let you tell about the theme.
Confirming through the Mobile Friendly Testing Tool
When you are completed with your Work. Then go and test your website with the tool Google Blessed bloggers with. This is the Google’s Mobile Friendly Testing tool. You can check whether a Mobile-Friendly label is being showed in the search results along with your Blog, Where it appears. If it is not showing your site as a Mobile Friendly website then go for the start again and check whats the problem.
P.S: I will definitely write another Blog Post about Creating a your WordPress Blog Mobile friendly in minutes. So Stay Connected.
What you think about this Google’s New Update, Let me know through Comments. If you have some other information related to this Topic, Share them in Comments!
Share this Article with your friends, if it deserves to be shared! 🙂