Using page speed in mobile search ranking
People want to be able to find answers to their questions as fast as possible — studies show that people really care about the speed of a page. Although speed has been used in ranking for some time, that signal was focused on desktop searches. Today we’re announcing that starting in July 2018, page speed will be a ranking factor for mobile searches.
Google Speed Update: Google Algorithm Designed To Downgrade Slow Mobile Pages
Google announced yesterday a new ranking algorithm designed specifically to downgrade the search rankings of really slow mobile pages. Google said “starting in July 2018, page speed will be a ranking factor for mobile searches.”
Google’s Mobile Page Speed Update: Everything SEOs Need to Know
Google has officially announced that mobile page speed will be a ranking factor. The new “mobile speed update” will launch in July 2018, giving site owners roughly six months to ensure their mobile sites will not be negatively impacted.
The Google Speed Update: Page speed will become a ranking factor in mobile search
Google today announced a new ranking algorithm designed for mobile search. The company is calling it the “Speed Update,” and it will only impact a small percentage of queries, Google reiterated to us. Only pages that “deliver the slowest experience to users” will be impacted by this update, the company says.