SHOULD YOU HAVE A RESPONSIVE MOBILE WEBSITE?

SHOULD YOU HAVE A RESPONSIVE MOBILE WEBSITE??

NEGATIVE ASPECTS of RESPONSIVE MOBILE WEBSITES

Do you really need a mobile responsive website?

 I get asked this question all the time “responsive mobile websites looks fine on smartphones, why should I have a dedicated mobile website instead?”
Responsive mobile websites are fine in some situations like large information sites, blogs, news websites, some eCommerce sites and websites that get updated very frequently. But here are some NEGATIVE ASPECTS of responsive mobile websites (especially WordPress responsive themes)…
NEGATIVE ASPECTS of RESPONSIVE MOBILE WEBSITES
- can’t control mobile SEO
- Can’t control user experience
- Can’t control calls to action
- Does NOT render well on all mobile browsers
- Can’t control the size of text
- Can’t control the size and spacing of text links
- Slow to load since you are displaying ALL the desktop content including large images sizes
- Images are not mobile optimized (file sizes and sometimes height and width)
- Forms are not mobile optimized
- Some site navigation menus are not mobile optimized
- Can’t show mobile users specifically what they are looking for, instead you’re showing ALL the desktop content which is designed for desktop users
- Can’t optimize for mobile users intent
- Can’t include mobile only functions like GPS integration
With mobile website traffic now between 8% – 50% you MUST give your mobile visitors the best experience possible or your business will suffer and they will simply move on to your competitor’s mobile optimized website.

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