Google recently made a move to improve the user experience of mobile search users. Its a move that we have expected from a Digital Marketing view point since last year – we simply didn’t know how the move would be made. So the move means that if your website has a redirect for users and it does not go to the equivelant page of a mobile version (or your site is not responsive) you will see a similar message in search as to the one below.
If you are reading this, it’s likely you are a website owner or SEO with this issue. So what is the solution?
First we need to check that the message you are seeing is “smartphone” related and not some other issue. So nip into Google Webmaster Tools for your website, you should have a message if you are seeing these in search results. If not you can still check go to Crawl > Crawl Errors > Smartphone – if you see anything in “faulty redirect” these are the urls you will need to address with the solutions below.
There are a few ways to fix issues with the redirect message from Google. Here are the top 3 we would advise:
If you’d like to get support in updating your website to remove the above issues, get in touch with our expert team today. Alternatively, if you’ve any questions about the above or the best route forward you can also leave a comment below.
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