Recently, Google’s official Webmaster Central Blog has released more information about an algorithmic change that will affect the results of mobile search.
The change will favor websites that are mobile ready. This is yet another reason for you to pull your finger out and making your website mobile friendly!
Google’s Matt Cutts has also been talking to Danny Sullivan at SMX about the importance of mobile traffic. Matt Said,
“You really need to be thinking about mobile…”
According to the latest data from StatCounter, 18% of global internet traffic (September 2013) is already coming from mobile enable devices. This is expected to grow rapidly over the coming months and years.
Responsive Web Design
One of the easiest ways to make your WordPress website mobile friendly is by using a responsive web design theme. This essential means your website will rearrange its self to fit any screen size be it desktop, tablet or mobile.
Luckily enough, there are several free responsive WordPress themes available. Check out my top 5 best free themes.
The latest offering from WordPress.org. Minimalistic and simple design.
Made by the guys at CyberChimps. Great clean design with a powerful call to action homepage.
Last years offering from the guys at WordPress.org. This theme is still worthy of a look. Custom menu, header image, and background.
Modern clean look. Great to use as a business or portfolio theme.
Specifically designed for writers with a minimalistic and modern design.