Google: Mobile First Index Rolls Out On Host Level Per Site

Oct 26, 2017 - 7:47 am 5 by

Table Google 1900px

One of the questions about the mobile first index from SMX East last night was about how the mobile first index rolls out. Gary Illyes from Google said he thinks it rolls out at the host level. So www.domain.com vs m.domain.com vs something.domain.com etc etc.

So if you have subdomains, Google might push them out individually. But it seems Google is not rolling it out on a page by page level. Instead it is done at the host domain level, which is a much higher level than the page by page level that we would get with a Penguin algorithm or HTTPS algorithm, for example.

Here is a tweet from the talk:

He was pretty confident about his answer but was not 100% sure.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 27, 2024

May 27, 2024 - 10:00 am
Google

In Face Of AI Overview Backlash, Google Updates Docs With How To Show Web Only Results & How To Give Feedback

May 27, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google's John Mueller Blasts The Concept Of Toxic Links, Again

May 27, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Some Reporting Fewer Links Reported In Google Search Console

May 27, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google

Google Images "See Exact Matches" Helps You Find Who Stole Your Images

May 27, 2024 - 7:21 am
Google

Google Mobile Tests Large Blue Visit Button On Search Results

May 27, 2024 - 7:11 am
Previous Story: Google: Duplicate Content Issues Are Rainy Day Tasks