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First batch of Google mobile-first indexing notifications goes out today

For the first time since Google introduced the rollout of the cell-first indexing assignment gorgeous over a month previously, SEOs and location owners are in actuality getting notifications by Google Search Console of their sites being “enabled” for cell-first indexing.

The notification reads “cell-first indexing enabled for” and specifies the domain name of the positioning it used to be enabled for. Ari Finkelstein shared a mask shot of the notification with us.

It reads:

This vogue that you may well perchance also behold more web page visitors on your logs from Googlebot Smartphone. It is possible you’ll well even additionally behold that snippets in Google Search results are in actuality generated from the cell version of your content.

Background: Mobile-first indexing design that Googlebot will now spend the cell version of your net web page for indexing and ranking, to higher attend our (primarily cell) customers salvage what they’re taking a behold for. Google’s crawling, indexing, and ranking systems hold traditionally weak the desktop version of your net web page’s content, that will trigger issues for cell searchers when the desktop version differs from the cell version. Our diagnosis indicates that the cell and desktop variations of your net web page are comparable.

It is a long way a spacious milestone since Google originally introduced the cell-first indexing experiment in November 2016.

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