Google splits search index, elevate mobile-first strategy

 

Oct 15, 2016

Google is splitting its index of search results into separate versions for mobile and desktop, a change which will happen in the coming months.

The split will see Google’s index broken into a rapidly updated mobile version, and a desktop version which will not be updated as frequently.

This news was broken by Google’s Gary Illyes at Pubcon in Las Vegas, and again confirmed on Twitter following his keynote.

 

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