Up until now, desktop devices have accounted for the majority of search engine traffic, hence the importance given to optimizing your website for such devices. That, however, changed in 2015, with the revelation that over 1.2 billion users access the internet via smartphones, according to UK Web Hosting Reviews. To adapt itself to this new statistic, Google announced the Mobilegeddon update, which made it compulsory for all websites to optimize themselves for mobile devices, penalizing them if they didn’t. Now that it is 2016, mobile optimization for your website is more crucial than ever. To this end, several web hosting servicessuch as Wix and GoDaddy are offering built-in features to allow for the easy optimization of your website for smartphones and tablets, going to the extent of giving away responsive templates for free to premium users.
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