3 Simple Ways I Test my Website Mobile Responsiveness Fast
With over 70% of persons visiting your website on a mobile device daily, it's a no-brainer you should have a website custom-made for mobile.
Google has recently focused on Mobile loading time also, it can affect your site ranking in a way or another, doing all you can to get your site looks good and load fast on mobile is something you should definitely pay attention to.
Let's take a look at 3 Free tools from Google that will offer you the opportunity to test your page speed and simulate its look on a Smartphone, so let's go.
For the Look and Feel
1/Open the Google Chrome Browser
2/Type in the address of your website
3/On the Top Bar, Go to the View Menu
4/Select the Developer Tab and Developer Tools
5/Press on the Icon that precede "Elements" on the menu Bar
6/Done, you can test now.
To test your website you can use Test my Site With Google, to access the site do a Google search.
When, you're on the site, enter the URL of your website and it will analyze it for you.
What kind of information can you get from Test my Site with Google:
- The loading time
- The percentage of customers you're losing depending on of your page speed
- When you scroll down you will see a graph of how your page is performing.
- The last section will show you some solution you can apply to speed up your page
You can also tell Google to send you a detail report on your mailbox.
Mobile Friendly Test
This test is different from the Speed test.
It first function is to show you how your page will look like on a Smartphone.
For developer or people who want to learn to code you can also have a look the code.
Looks like you can also send the page for Google Indexing, however, when I tried it, it wasn't able to do that, probably a problem on the server side. I will try again later.
You can also learn more about mobile-friendly pages.
Thank You Google
It's a very smart move from Google to offer these tools for us to use for Free as Online Business and Marketing are moving very fast.
Having this kind of insight will allow us to detect and solve the problems quickly.
We can work faster and focus more on creating great contents.