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NZ Herald: Non mobile-friendly sites face Google bump - Holly Ryan

Thousands of New Zealand businesses could have their websites bumped down Google's search rankings if they have not met the requirements for mobile from today. However, tech commentator Peter Griffin says the search engine giant is likely to tread cautiously.

Earlier this year, Google set a deadline of April 21 for websites to ensure they were mobile-friendly, and said those that did not meet the requirements risked being penalised.

The requirements included being readable on smaller phone screens, not using software that was not compatible with mobiles and having links spaced out to make searching on mobiles easier for users.. You can read the full article here.

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Posted by Simon Fortescue

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