Google has revamped and combined its tools for testing how mobile-friendly a website is and how quickly it loads. Simply enter the URL of the page here and wait for the results.
I’m not interested in getting an iPad. But my clients need their websites to look good on an iPad, so how can I test in that format? Luckily, web browsers these days have simulators to show you how a site looks on most popular types of mobile devices. Note: simulators cannot match every single aspect of a […]
Is your website completely mobile-friendly? On one of my webinars recently, 7 small business owners volunteered to have their websites assessed. Only one of them failed the Google Mobile Friendly Test. So far, so good. The problem was: ALL of the mobile-friendly sites had at least a few serious design or readability flaws on smartphones and tablets. Look […]
A website design can be mobile-friendly without being responsive. I’ve always taken the distinction for granted until I was recently doing a website review for a new client. I noticed they were using WP Touch, a WordPress plugin that creates a mobile-friendly version of a website. This puzzled me because the theme they were using was responsive – that is, […]
When smartphone users are on a website, they expect that tapping a phone number will automatically dial it. So make sure that’s the case with your site. Well, first you should make sure that, if it’s important to your business, your phone number is highly visible on your site. This is crucial not just for visitors, but also […]