Parish website more mobile-friendly

What percentage of Internet traffic was mobile 2019? In 2019, mobile devices accounted for approximately half of all Internet traffic across the globe.

Parish website more mobile-friendly

What percentage of Internet traffic was mobile 2019? In 2019, mobile devices accounted for approximately half of all Internet traffic across the globe.

An ever-increasing number of people are using their smartphones more and more to connect and gather information. To make sure we are doing our best to be accessible, we have improved the user experience (UX) for those who visit the parish website from their smartphones.

If you're one of the folks visiting our website from a smartphone, we welcome your feedback. We invite you to look around on our site. And, we'd love to hear from you.

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If you'd like to provide some feedback or thoughts, that'd be great. We invite you to leave your feedback in a comment below. We'd be happy to let you know more about St Matt's too if you have any questions.


 

St Matt's website has what's known as a responsive design. It automatically adjusts display size according to the device a person is using. Cool, eh but headings are tricky to have them display properly and that's what we've tweaked. So now all the main pages and recent posts have been adjusted with mobile particularly in mind.

For those who may be wondering about all this mobile smartphone usage, here are some pretty interesting stats for the last couple of years including 2020.

Top 100 Google searches in the US for 2020

source: annualized monthly averages from Ahrefs

tricky to lay out the columns for mobile 🙂

 

NOTE: Ahrefs states that they removed any keywords that they deemed Not Suitable For Work (NSFW). Interesting that there are no keywords included that relate to religion.

Mobile Usage Statistics

  • Global: 62% of users accessed the internet using their mobile phones.
  • Global: By 2020, the number of smartphone users is projected to reach 2.87 billion.
  • Global: In November 2018, Statisa measured that, mobile devices accounted for 48.2% of website traffic worldwide (excluding tablets).
  • Global: By the start of 2018, consumers downloaded 178.1 billion mobile apps to their smart devices.
  • Indonesia: Highest smartphone penetration: Mobile devices accounted for 90% of digital minutes.
  • Global: Samsung devices owned the highest market share in Q1 of 2018: 23%
  • Global: iPhone X was crowned as the best-selling smartphone in early 2018.
  • 50% of smartphone owners now check mobile devices, first thing in the morning.
  • Mobile ad blocking is increasing by 90% year-over-year.
  • On average, 23 Billion SMS messages were sent daily in 2018.
  • Consumers spending hit $930 Billion USD, using mobile payment applications _
  • China had the highest number of smartphone users in 2018: 775 million
  • United Kingdon had the highest number for smartphone penetration: 82.2% or 54 million smartphone users out of 66 million population. Followed by the Netherlands with 80% and Sweden by 79%.
  • Average smartphone users used their phones for more than 4 hours a day.

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