Google introduced an update to their algorithm on April 21, 2015 which will prioritize mobile friendly sites toward the top of search results. Responsive design is more important than ever.
As of April 21, there will be more mobile-friendly websites in your search results. Google Webmasters write, “…we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high-quality search results that are optimized for their devices.”
More than ever before, responsive design can boost your search ranking and user satisfaction.
Google has made a free tools where site owners can check the responsive status of their sites. You can find this link at the following link. Googles responsive check tool.
Its all clear and simple. If you don’t comply with Googles directives for making you site mobile-friendly, your site will drop in the rankings. Mobile-responsive site will rank higher than non responsive site.
Can i make my present site responsive?
Yes and No. In some cases it could take longer to make a existing site responsive, making this cosmetic