Google Offers Tips For A Search Engine Friendly Tablet Experience (Not Recommendations)
Google posted some tips for building a search engine friendly mobile tablet experience for users and search engines.
Google is clear to point out these tips are NOT specific “recommendations for building search engine friendly tablet-optimized websites.” Google does not have guidelines or official recommendations for tablet-optimized web sites but they did want to offer some tips based off their official smart phone recommendations.
The tablet-optimized tips include:
(1) Unless you offer tablet-optimized content, users expect to see your desktop site rather than your site’s smartphone site.
(2) When offering tablet-optimized content, use responsive design and test the design on many tablet devices.
(3) If you are doing redirection, be careful not to inadvertently redirect tablet users to the smartphone-optimized site too.
(4) Then Google lists on the blog post how you can tell Android phones and tablet devices apart using user-agents.
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