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Are your sites Mobile Friendly?

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blackdata

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I'm sure that, by now, everyone has heard the news that Google now grades your site's mobile friendliness into their ranking algorithm. About a month ago, I finally finished upgrading all of my wordpress themes to responsive themes and although I'm not thrilled with a few of them, I have to admit -- they look MUCH better on tablets and phones now.

Have you all switched over?
 
Barry.Lejieg

Barry.Lejieg

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Well some of them are, some aren't. I am in the process of making them responsive too though. I think this is something that every web designer should take care of. The number of PC it's decreasing and the traffic it's moving towards mobile devices continually. So responsive themes are a must right now.
 
Nymph

Nymph

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The number of household computers are decreasing? I wonder where you heard that one. PCs are still and will perhaps always be used for the simple fact that its capabilities in terms of media including watching movies, playing games, creating graphics, gigantic disk space, and large monitors are timeless and only improve with the years. Mobile phones and tablets still cannot compare to them, and it is doubtful that they ever will since if powerful hardware can fit in their tight, restrictive spaces, then hardware that is many times more powerful due to the lift of space restrictions will be developed and implemented into laptops and desktops practically forever to fuel these demands.

It's just that more people are using mobile phones in their daily lives away from the PC, that's all. It still serves as an example as to why webmasters should make their themes more responsive to these devices, though, the million of users who use mobile devices is a huge sign that there is a market there.
 
BigJ

BigJ

Active Member
Depending on the offer I'm promoting, sometimes I only consider mobile traffic.
 
SimplySidy

SimplySidy

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My only website is mobile friendly and I am working on transforming a few of my client's websites to be mobile friendly.
 
ozadin

ozadin

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I believe some themes on Wordpress offer free mobile friendly websites which is a plus, and I have been searching for that specific theme for ages now. I can't seem to find a decent looking one with mobile integration included. I might as well make my own theme and customize the website to be mobile friendly.
 
danealegana

danealegana

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Yes. I have switched everything to responsive themes but I want it to have its own mobile specific theme. But when I think I am ready to create a mobile specific theme I just go lazy and just let the responsive theme do its own. I just adjusted my ad banners to look good both on desktop and mobile.
 
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smoothmarketer

Member
I must have been in the first group to switch over. I know how frustrating it is to view a site that is mobile-unfriendly on my phone. With most people now accessing the internet through their mobile's, it's very important to cater for them.
 
bauss

bauss

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My site has a mobile theme, but it's nothing special. It's the default mobile theme that comes with vBulletin.
 
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Stuti

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Something good to learn since I am not mobile tech savvy...anyways how do you use your mobile to be Google Friendly...I would like to know...planning on buying a new cell and may be some expert can teach me how to....Thanks!
 
Trista

Trista

Member
My blogs have responsive themes. I also use the WPtouch plugin on one of my blogs. I really like the simple, straightforward mobile theme that this plugin generates.

I think it's extremely important these days to have a mobile-ready site. As the OP pointed out, Google's algorithm factors in our mobile friendliness. If we fail in this regard, we also risk losing out on a significant amount of traffic from people with smartphones and tablet computers.
 

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