Thursday, May 19, 2011

Google guidelines on mobile search engine optimisation

Google has recently published guidelines on mobile search engine optimisation, which can be summarised as follows:

1. Configuring mobile sites so that they can be indexed accurately
2. Verifying that your mobile site is indexed by Google
3. Verifying that Google can recognize your mobile URLs
4. Redirect mobile users to the mobile version of the site (by switching content based on User-agent)

See pages 24-27 of the recently updated version of Google's SEO Starter Guide for the detail: