If you’ve been visiting the site on a mobile device the past day or so, you may have noticed some changes. With Google announcing that mobile-friendly sites could potentially give a search ranking boost, the SEO inside me decided to make some changes to appease the Google overlords and hopefully get the site exposed a little more to the masses.
The first thing you’ll see is less images, mainly the usual banner and the background. Instead I’ve opted to use more text and give it a cleaner look. I still have to configure the colors of the header but right now, I’ll leave it as it. At the bottom of the posts are the same ads you see on the desktop version of the site as well as all the categories. Commenting is also available using Disqus so nothing has changed there.
As a result of these changes, I feel that visitors can easily read the text without having to zoom in to the page to read it like before. Check out the site on your mobile device if you haven’t yet and let me know if there are any bugs or errors. I’m still going to be tweaking around with it to try and make it the best experience possible but so far it looks stable.
Update: A request I’ve gotten is a desktop option. That is one of the things I’m currently working on.
Update 2: I’m going to suspend this project until I figure out some things out for the long-term. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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