By Dustin Bow on March 1, 2018
Hidden Content Will Be Given Full Weight in Mobile-First Index
Hiding content for user experience purposes on a mobile site is common practice. Google will honor this content and give it full weight. However, what’s to stop people from abusing this? John Mueller says that they have algorithms to detect this issue and they will ignore it. It’s not a “new” issue. Sites that doe this accidentally won’t be harmed by it and sites that do this intentionally won’t see benefits.