With regular changes in the google search algorithm, now Google has come up with a new feature which will give freedom to have separate Google Mobile First Index for the mobile and desktop version of a website.
New Google Index news was announced by Gary Illyes who is working as webmaster trends analyst with Google, at Pubcon. The approximate date to introduced this feature in a live system will be the next month.
After implementing Mobile Index, the mobile friendly website will have different Index (sitemap) for the website. In simple words, the Index for the desktop version of the website will not be used for the Google mobile Index.
If you want to know what is AMP technology in details then read my previous article: What is AMP page?
You can install AMP plugin for your WordPress website, for better result install two plugins as describe below.
Why there is need of installing two plugins for enabling Accelerated Mobile Pages in the website? Actually, plugin by kaludi brothers is used for customizing website pages according to AMP rules and the AMP plugin by Automattic will internally help to change it’s coding according to AMP.
Conclusion: I will suggest you change your website according to mobile version so that it can be in the race of Google mobile first index in future. We did ask Google for more details, but all it would confirm is the general timing of the change. Stay tuned for more in a few months, it seems.
This post was last modified on August 19, 2020 2:10 am