That is to say, the search giant Google will disregard the content visible only on the desktop from this point onwards.
Hopefully, you know at least four of these signals, including mobile-friendliness, safe-browsing, HTTPS-security, and intrusive interstitial, as they have been effective for a while now.
Google has rolled out and updated the guidelines for each of these as it is trying to keep up with the growing customer expectations.Wondering what’s new now?In May, the search engine will integrate signals derived from a new metric called Core Web Vitals (CWV) with the existing four Search signals for Page Experience.
For example, Google considers cloaking as a violation of its Webmaster Guidelines, and if you get involved in its practice, you risk getting a Google penalty.On the other hand, CWV is an opportunity.
This means even if you fail to fulfill the thresholds for all the three primary areas of focus that form the Core Web Vitals signal, you still won’t get penalized by Google.
So it’s more of a “do it for yourself” and less of a doing it out of the fear of penalty.MOBILE-FIRST AND CORE WEB VITALS GO HAND-IN-HAND FOR SEARCH UXThe guidelines of the existing safe browsing, HTTPS security, and intrusive interstitial signals are pretty straightforward.