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Mobile-First Indexing vs Mobile Usability

April 11, 2019 // By: Victor Filoromo

It was just about a year ago when Google launched mobile-first indexing into our digital world. In past years, perhaps even back to the first time you heard of a search engine, Google would use the desktop version of a page’s content to index and rank it.

These days, many Google users are using the search engine on a mobile device, so the index is using the mobile version of a page first, instead of the desktop version.

Mobile-first indexing and mobile usability are one and the same in a sense, so it’s important to keep some things in mind as search engines strive to keep up with the latest trends. Let’s take a closer look at how to keep your listing on page one with this handy guide.