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Gary Illyes from Google would not give us any timelines, but the rollout of the mobile-first index is going well, and a blog post about the process should be out soon.
The mobile-first index has started to slowly roll out, at least for a “few sites,” Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Gary Illyes told an audience last night at the SMX East conference in New York City.
It is unclear how many sites have already switched over to the mobile-first indexing process, but, when I asked Illyes to clarify what he meant by “a few sites,” he said a few relative to the Google index. So that could be quite a large number of websites....
[edited by: Robert_Charlton at 11:30 pm (utc) on Oct 27, 2017]
The site is responsive and shows the same content to desktop, mobile and tablet users. But adwords says bounce is much higher for mobile than for desktop. Perhaps same content = more scrolling on a mobile.Mark_A, yes, user behavior is different on mobile than on desktop. Not just in the scrolling, but in reading patterns, type of user, and context of reading.
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