SSL: What It Is & Why It Makes Your Website More Secure.
Google uses HTTPS and SSL as a ranking signal in their search results. This means that using HTTPS and SSL will help improve your site’s SEO.

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4/21/15 -

What was dubbed Google's  mobilegeddon came and went and according to the Wall Street Journal," ‘Mobilegeddon’ Was a Big Deal, After All."- read full story.

For  websites not optimized for multiple screens, it will only get worse. Google has more of an incentive to continue to update search results for mobile searchers, as they recently announced that there are officially more smartphone than desktop searches in the U.S.

This test will analyze a URL and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design.