Feed the Birds
Once you do that, click “Crawl” in the sidebar, then click on “Fetch as Google.” Your URL should already be there, but you can also enter subdirectories. But before you click “fetch and render,” select the drop-down menu that says “Desktop,” and select the relevant mobile option (if you are unsure, you can select all of them—one by one).
Staying on top of mobile search trends needs to be a priority item. Mobile designs may not be fully compatible with future mobile browsers or devices. Responsive websites, on the other hand, will most likely be able to work with newer browsers and devices, so they’re more of a one-time investment. If however you have a website older than 2-3 years or has a basic mobile cover this will be less suitable for Google moving forward.
SO WHICH IS BETTER?
So which type of website is best for you? If you’re still uncertain, here are the highlights of both types of sites:
Pros of Mobile Sites: Can be customized for mobile users, Should be the most mobile-friendly version of a site, Easier and cheaper to design Cons of Mobile Sites: Recurring maintenance Higher costs for updating the content of multiple websites, May need to be reworked to meet future browsers
Pros of Responsive Web Design: Highly flexible – one responsive website works on all devices, so only one site has to be created and maintained This is Google’s recommended configuration Can be a better return on investment since most responsive sites won’t need much future maintenance to comply with new browsers. Cons of Responsive Web Design: More expensive upfront cost, Doesn’t convert as well
For surgeons looking professional and uptodate is critical. Your website should not be allowed to atrophy. It should be un-cluttered, user-friendly, helpful, and relevant. Good content that engages your patients will have the opportunity to rank in Google organic search, regardless of the website type.