How To Test If Your Website Is Mobile Friendly

If you already own a website it is important to ensure that your website works in mobile phones (is a responsive website). Google stopped indexing websites that don’t work in mobile phones in 2015. This means it is important to check if your website works in mobile.

 

USE THE GOOGLE MOBILE FRIENDLY TEST TOOL

When you use the Google Mobile Friendly Test Tool you can find out if your website works in mobile devices. In this tool you can also manually submit your website to Google mobile searches if your website is mobile friendly. The tool also shows how your website looks visually in mobile.

Click this link to test your website http://search.google.com/search-console/mobile-friendly

This is an example of what you should experience when using this Google Mobile Test tool

 

USE THE BING MOBILE FRIENDLINESS TEST TOOL

Microsoft are continuing to build devices that the public want to buy. This means Bing searches are being used more. Do a quick check to see if Bing thinks your website is mobile friendly.

Click this link to test your website for Bing searches http://www.bing.com/webmaster/tools/mobile-friendliness

This is an example of what you should experience when using this Bing Mobile Test tool

 

OTHER SEARCH ENGINES TO NOTE

These are the top 5 search engines around the World 1. Google, 2. Bing, 3. Yahoo, 4. Baidu, 5. AOL. (Source: http://www.ecloudbuzz.com/top-10-best-search-engines-in-the-world/)

When you do tests in the two most popular search engines, Google and Bing, you can be sure your website is mobile friendly for all other search engines around the World.

Testing Google and Bing will help to make sure your website works everywhere

Testing Google and Bing will help to make sure your website works everywhere