Google is changing its search algorithm in a big way. Here’s how


Website owners are very much aware of how essential mobile accessibility is nowadays. With the quantity of individuals browsing the web on their phone or tablet expanding each month, not having a mobile-friendly site is no more drawn out worthy.

How it works and how it’ll work

A refresher on how Google Search functions: Google’s bots creep the web tracking more than 60 trillion web pages and the links inside them. Google then classifies them into a monstrous index in view of several different factors. This index, alongside a series of algorithms, is the thing that empowers Google to return relevant search results — that rundown of blue links — when you enter a question into the search box.

Rather than fundamental desktop sites, Google is moving to the mobile version of websites for search result rankings, turning its search indexing system significantly mobile-driven.


To date, Google has just figured out how to slightly change and explore different avenues regarding the move; the entire move time frame may take some time before it could go into full impact.

“Although our search index will continue to be a single index of websites and apps, our algorithms will eventually primarily use the mobile version of a site’s content to rank pages from that site, to understand structured data, and to show snippets from those pages in our results,” said Google product manager Doantam Phan.

In spite of the fact that Google is still just testing the change, the organization offers a couple of proposals to the individuals who need to ensure their sites are prepared for the change. You can investigate them over at Google’s Webmaster blog .