No, Google Isn't Ranking M-Dot Domains Higher Than Responsive Sites

Sep 28, 2017 - 8:28 am 1 by

Google Mobile

This is a funny one, I spotted John Mueller of Google having to tell a webmaster/SEO that Google is not giving a special ranking boost to m-dot mobile sites over responsive mobile sites or any other supported form of mobile sites. For some reason this SEO felt that after the 9/16 update that Google began ranking m-dots higher than other mobile sites.

John Mueller said that is absolutely not true, saying "we're not special-casing them; sometimes they rank well, sometimes they don't."

Here are the tweets:

I wonder where these ideas come from? If anything, you'd think people would speculate the other way, that responsive are given a special case but no, that isn't true either.

In any event, I wanted to share this fun one with you.

Forum discussion at Twitter.


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