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Why it’s worth to have a responsive website

Did you know that 57% of internet users say they won't recommend a business with a poorly designed website on mobile? No? Well, now when you now this and your site is not mobile friendly it's time to change this. Websites that are not responsive don't provide an optimal user experience for their visitors. If you're still not convinced why it's worth to have a mobile friendly website just read our blog. We hope you'll change your mind! 

Mobile friendly website vs. user experience 

As you could read from our post about user experience, UX is very important since it takes about 0,05 seconds for users to form an opinion about your website. Crazy, right? Only 0,05 seconds determine whether a visitor likes your website or not thus having a responsive website is something that is worth to consider. Websites that are responsive are designed to display optimally all range of sizes, no matter what device or screen resolution is used. When your website is mobile-friendly, it also becomes „flexible" as people constantly switch between different devices. It's done mostly by using flexible grid layouts, adaptive images and CSS media queries. The latter, CSS media queries, analyze the device which is used to determine how best to display a given website.

Mobile friendly website vs. Google 

Since July 1, 2019, mobile-first indexing is enabled by default for all new websites. What does that mean? Google uses the mobile version of the content for indexing and ranking. Is your website is responsive, you have nothing to worry about. However, if your website is not mobile friendly it's time to change it, once and for all. Your mobile presence is very important to your business as mobile-friendly sites show up higher in search results and the majority of traffic comes from people on their mobile phones. Bear in mind also that 85% of adults think that a company's website when viewed on a mobile device should be as good or better than its desktop website.

How to check whether your website is mobile-friendly in the eyes of Google? Just click here and enter your domain name: https://search.google.com/test/mobile-friendly

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Congratulations! Your website is fully responsive!

 Advantages of responsive web design

Still not convinced? Read more advantages of having responsive websites:

  • mobile searches make up more than half of searches on google.com,
  • your website will render well on screen sizes and devices that will be released in the future,
  • with responsive design, you only need one set of content for your site,
  • you don't need any additional websites,
  • your website will be flexible to suit all platforms.

Having all of this in mind, remember that becoming mobile-friendly is fairly simple and thanks to this process your website will enjoy growing popularity. Next week we will show how in couple of easy steps you can change your website into responsive one. Stay tuned!

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