Is Your Website Mobile-Friendly?

Making sure that your website is mobile-friendly is now more important than ever. But how can you check whether your website is mobile-friendly?

Here are a number of simple methods…

Test 1: Google Mobile-Friendly Test

Go to https://www.google.co.uk/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly, enter your website URL and click ‘Analyze’.

This test will give you a simple yes or no answer on whether your website is mobile-friendly.

Test 2: BrowserStack Test

To go a step further go to https://www.browserstack.com/responsive.

This test will allow you to view your website on a number of different mobile devices.

NOTE: You will need to sign up for their free trial.

Test 3: W3C mobileOK Checker

Go to https://validator.w3.org/mobile/, enter you website URL and click ‘Check’.

This test will check whether your website is mobile-friendly and also provides a detailed report on the errors and warnings in your website’s coding.

Test 4: Visual Check

Finally, you can perform a visual test yourself by looking at your website on a desktop, tablet and smartphone.

You are looking to see if the website is displayed according to the relevant device. Some common problems on mobile devices include:-

  • Text that is too small to read
  • Content that is wider than the screen
  • Constantly having to zoom in and out to view the website
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By |2017-11-10T11:09:17+00:00October 31st, 2016|Web Design|Comments Off on Is Your Website Mobile-Friendly?