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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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‘Google hopeful the mobile-first index will launch by year’s end’ – Search Engine Land

Barry Schwartz says, “In November 2016, Google launched their mobile-first index experiment and hoped to do enough testing to launch it sometime in the near future. Well, it seems this mobile-first index has proven to be a challenge for Google, and they may not even launch it this year.At the Next10x Conference in Boston yesterday, Gary Illyes from Google said that while the team is hopeful that they will launch the mobile-first index by the end of the year, he feels that it is unlikely.We asked Gary to confirm, and he told us that he did indeed say that at the event. He said the team working... [...]

‘Google’s mobile-first index is (still) months away’ – Search Engine Land

Matt McGee says, “Don’t freak out. That’s what Google’s Gary Illyes repeated this week — at least three times — to SEOs and webmasters who might be concerned about the upcoming switch to a mobile-first index.“The team behind the mobile-first index wants it to launch this year,” Illyes told our SMX West conference on Wednesday. “We’re still experimenting. We don’t have a timeline. It could be a few months or quarters, but it’s definitely not weeks [away]. Don’t freak out, especially if you have a responsive site.”Illyes first revealed plans to create a separate... [...]