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Google Mobile Usability Report IDs Website Issues That Drive Away Business

Google has added Mobile Usability reports to its Webmaster Tools, which will provide a detailed report for each error found on a company's website, the search giant announced today, October 29. Mobile-friendly websites should be easy for smartphone users to navigate simply by scrolling up and down. So when a user has to swipe all over the place to find content, or if content simply isn't displaying correctly, that's a problem that can drive potential customer traffic away from a company's site to competitors. Google's new Mobile Usability report shows the following issues: Flash content Missing viewport Tiny fonts Fixed-width viewports Content not sized to viewport Clickable links-buttons too close to each other The report also includes instructions on how to fix each error. Once a company fixes an issue, these will be reflected the next time Google crawls the website. Bel...

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