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Website Google Tested for "Mobile-Friendly" Design

posted Apr 24, 2015, 7:52 AM by Justin Eberly   [ updated Apr 24, 2015, 8:12 AM ]
Google reports that "...starting April 21, [Google] will be expanding the use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal in its search results.  This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in [Google] search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices."  

We are proud to report that the Silver Spring Ambulance website ( has successfully passed Google's mobile-friendly test.   Our Google Analytic report indicates 26% of our users visit our website with a handheld mobile device or smartphone, with an additional 3% visiting with a tablet device.  We continuously strive to improve our online presence in an effort to provide relevant information to the communities in which we serve. If you are interested in learning more about mobile-friendly websites, visit the Google Webmaster's Mobile Guide or the Principles of Site Design on Web Fundamentals.