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Which will you choose: Mobile or responsive theme?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by andersonbruce, Jun 3, 2015.

  1. andersonbruce

    andersonbruce Newbie

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    Hey there,

    Which will you choose, a mobile or a responsive theme? which is the best for SEO and for business, why?
     
  2. mickyfu

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    I would have a responsive mobile theme.
     
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    Micky's a clown get the mobile responsive theme.
     
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    Don't listen to the guys above - a responsive mobile theme is what you need
     
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    He clearly has no idea what he is talking about. What you need is an unresponsive blogger site, that you can ring up with a land line.
     
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    Responsive is best in 2015. It will make it easier to rank also, as the links will come to the same page rather than two different ones, if people link to the mobile page of yours.
     
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    Could you explain? There are plenty of responsive themes that are mobile friendly, in fact, most of them are.
     
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    Literally this.

    Google is always trying to sell the fact that "having a mobile site is SO good for you!", but it's not even that apparent at this point in time. Yeah it's going to help to stay mobile, but what if the site doesn't even work?
     
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    I'd go for a responsive theme. Hopefully, the visitors from phone and tablets like the UI and stay long enough on the site.
     
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    If you meant app Vs reponsive theme, the answer depends on what you are trying to achieve. Apps do much more than just showing a website to the user.As an example, suppose you have a website where you provide appointment to dentists. Obviously, you would need to think about notifications on the visit day. If you only have a website, you can send emails/text messages informing the user/doctor about the appointment, but if you have an app, you can notify the user through the app itself. So, it depends on what service you are trying to provide.
     
  12. Nonilol

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    Users love apps because they perform better.

    But websites are easier to access (Users dont have to download your app to use your service) and you also want some traffic to keep your rankings up.
     
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    thanks for share this little bitch, made my day LOL.
     
  14. Mr Jack

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    I'm not sure how a responsive website will affect SEO ?
     
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    Get a theme that is mobile responsive.
     
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    I mean, instead of having another theme for mobiles, fx m.example.com (mobile theme), he could have the same theme for all devices on example.com (responsive theme) and that would be better in my opinion.
     
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    I'm guessing that the vast majority of people posting in here have no idea what a "mobile" design is versus a "responsive" design. A mobile design is an ENTIRELY different design that is a one-size-fits-all site that is triggered when a user hits your site via a mobile device. These often have domains that redirect like m.site.com instead of the desktop site.com.

    Responsive designs redesign the ENTIRE site so that it has different CSS rules and other HTML outputs that get delivered based on browser-based device detection (far more accurate). This changes the site NOT based on a yes/no mobile/not rule, but based on screen resolution and size. So it looks different on a phablet, vs a small phone, vs a large tablet, vs whatever.

    Which is better? That should be obvious. The question is how many of you can pull off a responsive redesign of your sites...
     
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    Probably the only one who understands what he is talking about here :D

    Except Micky and the guys that commented first. Big trolls :D
     
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  19. Michaelbkk

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    Blasterweb.

    So, does it mean that you are going to rank different on mobile responsive vs responsive theme.?
     
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    No problam mate, always here to brighten up your day! :)

    I wonder if the OP is even reading all this. Would be great if he specified what he meant.
    Who opens a thread and then doesnt check back for answers? .D