The sun will rise on April 22nd and your website will be alright, trust us. A lot of noise has been made recently about Google’s new mobile algorithm update. And for good reason. This is a major update that isn’t to be taken lightly. However, let’s make one thing perfectly clear: We are only talking about mobile search results and mobile traffic.

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By now you have undoubtedly heard about Google’s new mobile algorithm update scheduled to roll out on April 21st. The hashtag #MobleMadness has been trending on Twitter and bloggers (including us) have written numerous articles.

This fundamental shift to mobile-friendly web design is affecting everyone who owns a website. And it is much harder than just pushing a button to meet Google’s new requirements. (Here’s a quick introduction published by Google for web-friendly design best practices.)

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Google has gone mad. This month, they are playing on the ‘March Madness’ of the NCAA college basketball tournament to bring awareness to #MobileMadness. Why is Google going Mad for Mobile Web? In a recent announcement, Google indicated that their next algorithm update in April would expand the use of mobile friendliness as a ranking signal.

"Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices."

Read more: Google’s #MobileMadness: How Designing For Mobile Boosts Your Search Rankings

Altos is growing! We are in search of an experienced Front End Web Developer that can hit the ground running. We are looking for a developer that wants to work on cutting edge projects.  Our design team is creating custom websites that work on all devices and platforms.  Our new Front End Developer will need to have advanced knowledge of responsive design including CSS and LESS. If you consider yourself experienced, hard-working, creative and passionate about website development, then you just might be the person we're looking for.

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