Google’s Mobile-First Indexing Deadline Gets Dropped By Google, Leaving It Open

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Remember all the hubbub that came out of the news that Google was posting a deadline for mobile-first indexing?

It would seem that, according to John Mueller of Google, the company decided that they will leave the “the timeline [open] for the last steps of mobile-first indexing”. This comes from the company blog

The blog stated:

“Earlier, we thought that we could complete the move to mobile-first indexing by March 2021. However, we found that some sites were facing unexpectedly difficult challenges and we wanted to accommodate their timelines. We currently don’t have a specific final date for the move to mobile-first indexing and want to be thoughtful about the remaining bigger steps in that direction.”

The deadline was originally postponed from September 2020 to March 2021, but it came and went. Now, it seems the deadline really isn’t much of a deadline anymore.

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Scott Davenport

Scott Davenport is the content writer and social media man of Thrive Business Marketing and Thrive HVAC in Portland Oregon. Writing about the current events of the SEO world, as well as tips and advice that fellow SEOs could use to improve their own SEO campaigns and shares it for the whole world to see!

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