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sam222




msg:4345172
 8:35 pm on Jul 28, 2011 (gmt 0)

I have done mobile version of my website and created its mobile sitemap according to Google mobile sitemap instructions. Does Google show mobile version pages in Google search results of PC browsers along with other website pages or will mobile pages come only in Google search results by mobile browser Google search?

 

HuskyPup




msg:4345190
 9:07 pm on Jul 28, 2011 (gmt 0)

I have a .mobi site ranking at #8 in the regular Google SERPs for a very important trade widget term.

yandr




msg:4345346
 6:58 am on Jul 29, 2011 (gmt 0)

as far as i know there is a different index for the mobile sites.

you shouldn't be able to see the mobile site's search results on the 'main index'.

sam222




msg:4345483
 3:52 pm on Jul 29, 2011 (gmt 0)

I have a .mobi site ranking at #8 in the regular Google SERPs for a very important trade widget term.


Does it mean Google merge both mobile pages and website pages together in the regular SERPs? Mobile pages are lot more smaller than normal pages in terms of resolutions how can it look good and what's the logic behind if one is finding mobile version page in regular Google SERPs and viewing in his PC browser?

HuskyPup




msg:4345550
 7:24 pm on Jul 29, 2011 (gmt 0)

Does it mean Google merge both mobile pages and website pages together in the regular SERPs?


Other than I rank for that specific term however just searching for .mobi sites in the regular co.uk SERPs I see there is mytraveline (buses), Barclays (bank), TheSun (newspaper) and loads of others. How and when G decides to dispaly them I have no idea.

My .mobi sites are strictly compliant however I'm going to be converting them soon to a hybrid version which automatically displays the content according to the browser/screen size and also automatically reduces images to fit etc but at the same time looks like a regular site on a laptop or PC monitor.

I didn't develop it, I found the template for sale for about USD 21. let me know if you want their details.

sam222




msg:4345698
 9:34 am on Jul 30, 2011 (gmt 0)

If this is the case then i believe i should have browser check code on each of the mobile page to check if it is being viewed by PC browser then redirect it to the PC browser version page instead to present a mobile page to the visitor but i am afraid of Cloaking.

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