Google says the upcoming Page Experience update, which was thought to only impact mobile search, will apply to desktop search results as well.
This information was revealed during a session on preparing for the Page Experience update from Google I/O on Tuesday.
Jeffrey Jose, a product manager on Google Search, states:
“Today I am happy to announce that we are bringing Page Experience ranking to desktop. While we’re launching Page Experience on mobile soon, we believe page experience is critical no matter the surface the user is browsing the web. This is why w’ere working hard on bringing page experience ranking to desktop. As always we’ll be providing updated guidance, documentation, and tools along the way to help your pages perform at its best. Stay tuned for more details on this.”