Join Date: Jun 2005
Google Mobile Web Search Launched
Although this was already released recently
It seems to have begun appearing as recent news among several trade magazines
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Join Date: May 2004
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We've got a short post on the blog here . The key detail to keep in mind is that this new service is taking in XHTML and other content designed for small screens.
Want to try with a non-mobile browser?
Want to submit?
Want to learn more about formats?
SearchDay had a rundown on how local mobile search works here:
Panicked that you need to translate. By default, Google does that for your page and has done so since 2000:
Threadwatch had some nice comments from when the new consolidated page came out in March:
And remember that mobile search is a completely different creature from SMS search, where rather than browsing, you get info sent to you. Google SMS services for the US and UK:
Yahoo also has a similar mobile index in development, not yet released, but you can submit here:
Join Date: Sep 2004
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Just to clarify, I don't think this URL is for submitting your site to Google Mobile:
Rather, I believe that page allows you to add the Google search bar to your own mobile site. From what I can tell, Google doesn't have a way to submit your site to mobile search.
Basically, you need to convert your site to mobile-friendly XHTML or WML, and Google will eventually find you on its special mobile crawl.
Incidentally, here's a great tutorial for converting your site to XHTML mobile:
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