Technical SEO: Google Ranking Signals You Can’t Ignore

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Lesson 1: Mobile Responsiveness: Designing for Devices

#FACTS:

  • MOBILE BROWSING ACCOUNTS FOR 63% OF WEBSITE VISITS. Source: Stone Temple
  • AS OF JULY 2018, GOOGLE ANNOUNCED THAT MOBILE USABILITY IS AN OFFICIAL RANKING FACTOR (ALSO KNOWN AS “MOBILE-FIRST INDEXING”). Source: Google

Check out how Google sees your website: Mobile-Friendly Test.

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Lesson 2: Page Load Time & User Experience

#FACT: 53% OF MOBILE USERS ABANDON WEBSITES THAT TAKE 3+ SECONDS TO LOAD. Source: Google


CDN options:

Caching plugin options:

Image optimization plugin options:

Backup Plugin: UpDraftPlus

Web Hosting:

Check out how Google judges your page speed (with ideas to improve it): PageSpeed Insights.

Additional Resources:

Lesson 3: Why You Can’t Go On Without HTTPS

How to migrate from HTTP to HTTPS:

Lesson 4: Menu Design & Usability

Various Resources:

User Testing Resources:

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