Questions tagged [mobile]

In the website context, this means sites that are designed to be viewed on devices with smaller screen dimensions than desktops.

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Dynamic Serving with different url [duplicate]

We have a website math.tutorvista.com. We use dynamic serving web pages. Desktop URL: https://math.tutorvista.com/geometry/analytical-geometry.html Mobile URL: https://math.tutorvista.com/...
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SEO: how to handle the redirect page to mobile website when there is no equivalent

We have our website as site.example, and the mobile version at m.site.example When the user arrives, we detect the mobile from the user agent and redirects to the corresponding page there; for ...
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Any mobile-friendly Credit Card billing solutions for mobile sites similar to Bango?

Are there any mobile-friendly Credit Card billing solutions for mobile sites similar to Bango? The advantages of Bango I have seen compared to regular Credit Card solutions that make it considerably "...
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JavaScript console errors in Google Search Console - is it still mobile-friendly?

I am seeing mobile usability issues in my Google Search Console report. When I tested the pages they were 'Mobile Friendly' but there were some page loading issues: page resources couldn’t be ...
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What is the use case for Fax links in a webpage?

I've used tel: and mailto: to link to a phone number or email but how and why would I use fax: linking in a webpage? We currently take orders via fax. What would be the flow for a customer who clicks ...
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Are there downsides to redirecting of mobile pages to desktop for desktop browsers?

A lot of sites have separate views for desktop and mobile, such as example.com and example.com/m/. Almost no one redirects desktop users to desktop if they somehow end up clicking mobile link. Is ...
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Omitting “http://www.” from my URL doesn't load the mobile site

I designed and uploaded a site on a mobile format. It shows up fine but ONLY if I type out the http://. The client wants it to be as simple as possible. How can I have it automatically insert ...
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Old Mobile site redundant now main site is responsive

I have an old site which has a mobile.example.com, I finally got around to updating the main site to a responsive version that means the old mobile site is no longer needed. However I am not sure if ...
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Does traffic from mobile applications to website improve website's Google ranking?

There are many mobile applications (like messengers or e-health applications) that can send traffic to websites via advertisement. I wanted to know if this traffic can improve that website's rank (SEO)...
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Will it hurt SEO to have mobile URLs that end in “/AMP” when the same desktop URLs don't?

Is having /AMP at the end of the URL for mobile not good for search engines compared to a regular URL?
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My site is very old and is intended for desktops but 60% visitors are mobile [closed]

my site is 16 years old and still looks great on a desktop monitor but looking at the statistics 60% of visitors enter my mobile devices my question is there a simple zoom script to mimic the finger ...
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Redirect to mobile version with sub domain

I know redirect a website to mobile version such example.com to m.example.com is the best after responsive design but my question is while the desktop URL is example.com/index.aspx and want to ...
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What should be canonical of mobile website?

We have two versions, mobile & desktop with URLs: http://example.com/ http://example.com/m/ What should be canonical of http://example.com/m/ web page? Should it have canonical as http://example....
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What is the difference between Search traffic and Organic traffic in Google Analysis Mobile App?

There is search traffic and organic traffic in segments in Google Analysis android mobile app. what is the difference between these two traffic types.
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Google only serving m. results despite correct alternate/canonicals

This is for a client site. Google seems to only return mobile results for all search queries. The m. and desktop site are not competing or conflicting with each other however.. All m. pages have the ...
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Why does Google mobile site test say my site is not compressed when it uses content-encoding:br?

I used this Google tool to test my web site. When I got the report it recommended the following.. Compress resources with GZIP See how to enable GZIP compression » When I look at the response of my ...
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How do you create a mobile app that basically allows you to…? [closed]

I was wondering what the simplest and cheapest way to create a reliable mobile app (android or iphone) would be for the following situations. We are about to pick one of the following two situations: ...
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Cache an external site that may have a mobile version

In continuation of the answer for the "Nginx Reverse Proxy for Tumblr" question, what is the best way to cache a web-site like Tumblr with nginx, which returns distinct results depending on the User-...
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Is it important to add a mobile sitemap?

I've recently added a mobile version of a web-app. Most web-page URL's like mydomain.com/folder/page now have another version mydomain.com/mobile/folder/page In the web-page I've added: <link ...
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Universal shortened doctype for all mobile devices

I am trying to make my AdSense code load closer to the beginning of my mobile website code. My major bottleneck is the doctype declaration. What I have (as shown) is the doctype mobile profile 1.2 ...
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Partial content display on mobile devices

I frequently see variations on the following when I'm browsing on mobile devices: I have two questions regarding the Read More element: What is the official name for this design technique? Why do ...
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Mobile friendly or mobile app? [closed]

I have been trying to decide (for some time now) whether to redesign an old CMS website of ours that was built in 2006. It still uses tables and is not mobile friendly. However we have tested the ...
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Huge tables won't fit on mobile, can I tell Google the page is desktop only?

I'm working on a product comparison page that is composed of a giant table listing the attributes of a great many products. It's useful on a desktop for those who want to dig into the details of ...
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Linked desktop and mobile pages- does SEO rank of mobile website even matter?

The question is somewhat similar to this post. The only difference is, we have desktop version as https://www.example.com/ and mobile version as https://www.example.com/m/. The desktop page has mobile ...
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Compare mobile vs. desktop traffic statistics for other websites

Is there any way to discover mobile-versus-desktop traffic statistics for any given website? I'm currently building a website and it would be incredibly beneficial to me if I could find this ...
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Mobile Usability Error

I don't quite understand how the mobile usability works but it is detecting the problem on the wp-includes path when using wordpress. What can do to stop it?
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Is there a benefit to using AMP on already fast mobile sites?

I have a blog that scores 100/100 on page speed insights mobile. It seems like I already follow most of what AMP does like inlining CSS and eliminating JavaScript. Is there any benefit to using AMP ...
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Mobile Load Time - Compressing JavaScript

Our mobile site's homepage has a load time of 10.72 seconds, which ruins our mobile SEO and therefore traffic. The site is operating on WordPress. 6.8 second of the 10.72 is spent scripting .js files....
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Screen resolution of Googlebot mobile?

Does Googlebot-Mobile have a viewport resolution it sends across? If so, what is it? It's a general question with broad relevance, but I am asking with reference to responsive design: particularly ...
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Manual testing on Mobile app tracking [closed]

My team is implementing analytics tracking on Mobile App. This app is available in mobile version only. Not a website app. I want to test the app in mobile devices if the tracking is working properly ...
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File formats to download ringtones

What file formats and other specifications must be used to give ringtones (to download) in a website? I'm interested in giving away just one ringtone. The target audience uses smartphones with ...
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Content offscreen to animate in without negative SEO

The design for the mobile version of my site calls for the body text to slide in from offscreen when the user clicks a "Get Started" button. The problem is that Google considers this to be "content ...
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Use doubleclick for publishers to serve different ads for desktop and mobile

I am using AdSense and my goal is to serve a different set of ads for mobile users compared to desktop users. I'd like to it to work as illustrated in the image below where desktop users see an ad ...
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Robots.txt blocking homepage on mobile SERP's but not desktop

The meta data for the homepage on mobile is stating that the robots.txt file is blocking the page from being crawled. This is not the case for desktop. Desktop and mobile have the same domain, we ...
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What rendering engine does Google's PageSpeed and mobile-friendly test use? [closed]

You'd think just "webkit", but the screenshots it shows me (and the issues it finds) are quite different to anything that I've seen via devtools device testing or using actual devices. Is it maybe ...
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Content length VS document size for mobile

This strikes my curiosity. I have two versions of my website. A desktop version and a mobile version. The objective of both websites is to allow users to view whatever full size photos they like to ...
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Google Sites defined dropdown items close immedately when used on Android device

I used standard Google Sites definitions for my horizontal navigation bar. The result works as expected on a normal browser on my PC. The dropdown items "Start the App" and "Serial number ...
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Marking mobile issues as fixed with google

According to Google Webmaster Tools, It claims I have one mobile usability issue that the tap targets are too close, yet I have fixed it however Google still claims its a problem. See the attached ...
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Google's page speed insights won't load for my site

Starting this week, Google has promoted the use of mobile to the point where they are labeling mobile friendly sites with a tag in the search results. For much of my browsing, I use Opera 11.6 and to ...
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Logo on Google AMP cards is not displayed in Google Search results

Recently I started working on this news portal http://tichyseinblick.de. Its desktop and mobile/responsive version are quite bad in terms SEO and performance (inline scripts, non-progressive/...
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Google Mobile Search for client restaurant is showing incorrect text menu as part of result

Trying to help a client who has been asking Google Business Support to help but they say they don't know how to do so. When you search on mobile for "Coffee Rani Covington Louisiana" the mobile ...
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Forum Software Suitable For The Modern Web [closed]

I know that forums are in no way as popular as they used to be, but I always wanted to set one up, and still do, so I'm really considering my options. Let me outline what I'm after. I preferably ...
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Facebook Audience Network(FAN) Ads with Adsense ads, is it policy compliant?

In my responsive website I want to implement both Adsense and FAN on same page for mobile visitors. Is it policy compliant? I'm not using DFP.
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How can I make my simple HTML pages more friendly to mobile screens? [closed]

I have had a simple HTML website up for a very long time, but since the rise of modern mobile devices (e.g. iOS, Android), the text rendered is painfully small and with very annoying fixed wide ...
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Auto Re-Size YouTube Embedded Video

I'm building a website that I hope to feature heavily on embedded youtube videos, but the embed code only allows you to specify one width, which is a problem when it comes to the whole mobile ...
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A better method to save state between desktop and mobile site

This is something I want to fix for a long time. To begin, on my website I have a cookie named MDD and its set to 1 if the mobile detection has already happened. This is my code: RewriteCond %{...
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Website inaccessabile to T-Mobile users

I have a website I'm working on that is being hosted on host-ed.net, (a free web hosting provider). I've been sending people to my site to see how it looks, and I'm having a lot of mobile users with T-...
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m.example.com vs. responsive website

I am working on SEO project for the website aasaanjobs.com. The website has two different entity for desktop users and mobile users. I was thinking deindexing https://m.aasaanjobs.com/ completely and ...
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Comprehensive guide for Mobile Display / Resolution [closed]

I'm building a website and I'm really strugling with what width to build the thing at. I've built it at 300px so that it can go on a mobile device comfortably. However, as I'm planning on having a ...

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