More searches are coming from mobile devices now, so Google elects to provide a better experience for mobile users.
The Web is crawled and indexed, and pages are ranked by relevance. Starting now, Google will index based on the mobile (or responsive) version of your site — in the past, Google indexed the desktop version of your site first. What does mobile-first indexing mean for your business?
Yoast contributor Marieke van de Rakt defines 5 things you need to know about mobile-first indexing in this new post on the Yoast website. It’s worth a read so you can evaluate your site and determine if there’s work to do!