Have you ever tapped on a Google Search result on your mobile phone, only to find yourself looking at a page where the text was too small, the links were tiny, and you had to scroll sideways to see all the content? This usually happens when the website has not been optimized to be viewed on a mobile phone.
Although Google says the update is rolling out over the next few weeks, we’ve started seeing the label appear already.
A page is eligible for the “mobile-friendly” label if it meets the following criteria:
Google also casually mentions towards the end of its announcement post that mobile-friendly design is being tested as a ranking signal, striking fear into the hearts of webmasters not fluent in responsive design.
But rest assured, Open Police is ahead of the curve. Since its initial release, just over a year ago, the platform is “mobile-friendly”.