Is my website mobile friendly?

To truly test if your site is mobile friendly (or “responsive” which it also is called), you can use Google’s test page here » Simply add your site’s domain (address) and it will give you a report of what’s not mobile-friendly on your site.


Then, there is one very quick way to find out if your website is visibly mobile friendly by “grabbing” the bottom right corner of your browser window with the cursor/pointer and make the window really narrow.

If your website rearranges the content so you still can see everything by only having scrolling up/down, then your site probably is good.

If you also have to scroll sideways, your site is not mobile-friendly and most search engines will punish your site by ranking it lower in a search.

Mobile friendly site

On a regular screen:

On a mobile screen:

Only need to scroll up/down to see all content as it reformats to fit the narrower screen.

Not mobile friendly site

On a regular screen:

On a mobile screen:

Note the scroll bar sideways as well as up/down. That means some of the content will end up outside of the screen on smaller devices and you would need to scroll sideways to see everything.

About HighmarkDesigns

Hanna Bernard – Graphic Designer: After almost ten successful years in Sweden, Hanna moved to the Bay Area/Silicon Valley and took her company with her. In the Bay Area, she had the pleasure to work on several projects for some of the biggest, most well-known high-tech players in the Silicon Valley such as Sun Microsystems, Cisco Systems, Siemens, Baan, UC Berkeley, and Netscape, among others.
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