Could Mobile Responsive Website Design Hurt Your SEO?

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Allow your jaw to become unhinged at this statistic:

There are over 1 million more mobile devices activated every day across the world than there are babies born.

Yeah, mind = blown.

Indeed, designing with a mobile-first mindset becomes more important — quite literally — by the day. As does answering burning questions related to mobile design best practices.

For example: Is mobile responsive web design good for SEO or not?

This has become a hotly debated topic, even right here in the Copyblogger comment sections, with reasonable minds making reasonable arguments on both sides.

Depending on where you look and what you read, you might come away thinking that Responsive Web Design is in perfectly fine shape regarding SEO … or that it creates a mess that’s going to destroy your search results.

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Grab Every Premium WordPress Theme We Make at One Irresponsibly Low Price …

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This promotion is over. Thanks everyone!

It’s been one long winter, so we’ve decided to put together one crazy deal to help you celebrate the arrival of spring. Ready?

Until this Friday, you can grab …

  • The Genesis Framework for WordPress
  • All 42 of our StudioPress child themes
  • 12 bonus WordPress themes
  • And, every single theme we make in the future

for only $299.95.

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Mobile Responsive Design 101

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With only 58 seconds on the clock, the San Francisco 49ers trailed the Dallas Cowboys 27-21, with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line.

Joe Montana took the snap and rolled to his right, looking for his running back Freddie Solomon. Solomon should have been wide open, but was perfectly covered by the Cowboys’ safety.

In a split-second, while running, turning, and looking … Montana made a decision to adjust the play.

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Three Ways a Mobile Responsive Website Beats Using a Separate Mobile Site

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It was a Sunday after WordCamp in 2011 that the three of us sat down to breakfast.

The dining room of the Parc 55 hotel was calm and sleepy, yet the conversation over coffee and eggs was anything but.

As sunlight poured in through the large picture windows, it was as if we were receiving a revelation that would set into motion one of the most ambitious changes in the StudioPress philosophy since the Genesis Framework for WordPress was conceived and created.

It was the beginning of the movement to transform all of our themes to respond to mobile devices.

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Introducing Modern Portfolio: A Stunning New WordPress Theme for Photographers

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Today we make good on our promise to build photographers and developers a professional, mobile-responsive WordPress theme that takes the guesswork out of portfolio website design.

Unresponsive websites are murder for freelancers who rely on viewable images to highlight their talents and services.

If your work looks great on a desktop monitor, but is difficult to view on a mobile device, your clients and customers get frustrated and click away (especially if they’re using a Retina display iPad).

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Introducing the Metro Theme for WordPress

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With magazine-style websites running hotter than ever, I recently went to work with my team at StudioPress to design a new WordPress theme that captures the beautiful opportunities that wide-screens hold.

Have you ever opened a website on a wide-screen monitor and found it hard to view because it only took up a small part of the screen?

It’s like watching a TV show from the ’70s — in that old square format — on a beautiful new HDTV.

With the Metro theme for WordPress, we present our widest theme to date … with complete mobile-responsiveness.

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