Why App Indexing is important for your Mobile Application?

Visibility of your app is as important as its development. With the help of app indexing, your app will reach users who use Google Search. The URL pattern indexing of your app with the help of API calling feature can make the content available to the users. App indexing can help drive usage of your app and improve user engagement through Google.

Mobile UIs

App Indexing for mobile app

How App Indexing applies for Android and iOS apps

App indexing for Android and iOS apps happens through three basic processes:

  • Mobile app supported by HTTP URLs
  • Addition of App Indexing API or SDK
  • Checking the implementation
  1.   Mobile app supported by HTTP URLs

To verify app and website relation, android and iOS apps support HTTP URLs and use site association. This will allow Google to index URLs that are present in both website and app and show them in search results. If app and website is associated, then it will help in crawling and your app’s URL visibility will improve.

The discovery of your app URLs happen within 24 hours to a few days, depending on several factors like frequency of content update, server loading time, freshness and importance of the page content. A message from Google search console will be sent when the app content gains visibility in search.

Mobile App Dev USA

App Indexing

  1.   Addition of App Indexing API or SDK

For Android App Indexing API is used whereas for iOS 9 App Indexing SDK is used. API will help in enhanced ranking performance for URLs. It will also help in content snippets and linking the titles.

  1.   Checking the implementation

Always make sure that you test URLs to your app in your development environment. This will make sure that your app URLs leads to the exact content which you want to get displayed.

How App Indexing can enhance Search Performance?

The kernel idea of enhancing app performance in search is by providing high-quality fresh contents in your website and app. These contents should be based on keywords relevant to your business or services.

Mainly the following aspects have to be in your mind before you start developing your website or app:

  • Always make sure that the website meets Google’s design and content guidelines known as Webmaster tools. This will improve the ranking performance of your site or app.
  • Create mobile-friendly homepage for your app and website. Short and crisp titles and menus will look good in smart devices.
  • Deep linking for app content is another major factor which Google proposes. For Google to crawl your app content and enter into your apps, deep linking is required. Deep linking will allow the user to view a page with an app. The different pages of your websites can be deep linked using hyperlinks and this will boost the page ranking in a positive manner.

Developing an app for your business is not the only factor which allows in gaining enough downloads. Proper app indexing can help it gain high discovery status in the app stores.

How to find a best android application developer for custom app?

Though quite supple, the task of hiring android developer is quite challenging and complex. Therefore, it is very important to hire an experienced team of well known Android App Development company. A good app developer should have a habit to bring incomparable and peerless Android development services to help brands to gain excellence in the market. Pro Android programmer should be well experienced in latest technologies which includes Android SDK and Framework APIs. On the platform of JAVA language, he should be expertised in delivering android apps by interfacing with the phone through the SDK which can access various device sensors such as camera, accelerometer, gyrometer, magnetometer, scanners, light sensors and exchange data via bluetooth or near field communication (NFC).

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s