Mobile friendly websites are proper Netiquette for accessibility. Google is apparently showing preference to sites coded according to HTML5 standards. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has an accessibility initiative. They create the standards. HTML 5 is there standard.
As a caveat, it is bad to change your website for Google rankings, Search Engine Results Page (SERP), because major changes may be required every time the algorithm changes. Following industry 'best practices' fit within algorithmic changes.
There are things that you can do to rank higher for a given version of a Google algorithm that would need to be changed when the algorithm changes. Based on my experience, this creates more work for the site without a real benefit. The time it takes to make an agile change from one algorithmic change to the next nullifies any benefit from trying to manipulate the algorithm.
- Fast Loading
Fast loading pages and a domain search feature are the final steps in making a website mobile friendly. There are plugins and pre-processors that can be used to speed up the load time of websites. SASS and Less are the names of two pre-processors. Google provides a plugin for domain searches.
These are three mobile friendly Netiquette tips to help you make your website more accessible.
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