Google’s John Mueller has confirmed that, starting March 2021, Google will only use mobile crawlers to index web pages. Instead of ‘mobile first’ indexing, it should be called ‘mobile only’ indexing:
It has to be in the (rendered / sstatic) HTML to be indexed.— 🍌 John 🍌 (@JohnMu) October 14, 2020
I'm thinking we should just rename it to "mobile-only indexing" to make it clearer 🙂
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