Recently, Google has launched a certification program
which gives an opportunity to all Mobile Sites developers and marketers to show
their talent and capability in mobile website creation.
In order to become Mobile Sites certified you’ll have to
clear an exam which will test your expertise in the field of mobile website
On successful completion of the test, developers will get
a printable certificate, as a listing on their Google Partners portfolio
displaying that they’ve cleared the exam.
The exam, will consists of 65 multiple choice questions
with four options & true and false type questions, and will cover basic to
advanced concepts. 90 minutes of total time will be given to the aspirants to
complete the exam, and are required to achieve at least 80% of the score to be
declared as pass.
Google stated that the Mobile Sites certification exam will
cover basic, technical and advanced concepts questions that also includes best
practices for creating, managing, measuring, and optimizing mobile sites. We
recommend that you have on-the-job experience of creating mobile sites to
increase your chances of passing.”
Sites Study Guide
The Developers won’t have to only rely on their
on-the-job experience to clear the test. Google has also provided a study
guide which developers can study for reference and to further increase
their chances of clearing the exam.
study guide consists of the following 4 modules:
Mobile sites and why they matter
Improving mobile site speed
Creating an effective mobile UX
Advanced web technologies
It’s also worth considering that the exam not only checks
one’s knowledge of developing website for any particular operating system or
machine, but it’s strictly a test of one’s mobile website development skills in
In study guide, an entire module is dedicated to website speed
that is an indication of how important is site speed in today’s world of
While Google prioritizes, this is an exam for marketers,
there’s no reason for digital marketers and SEOs for not taking the exam. It’s possibly
an extra achievement of skill that is appropriate for anyone who works or
associated with mobile websites in any manner.
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