Says my Responsive site is not...

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Using Insight to check my site before it goes live (it's internal, or I would share the link).

Under search visibility, it says the site is not responsive, but it is - with 4 or 5 breakpoints.

Just wondering why it's having a problem detecting that...?
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Hey Dave,

Can you open a support ticket and attach your index page for us so that we can take a look?

Thanks! :)
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Just downloaded V3 update and get the same message for my website, which is hand-tooled but behaves responsively at screen sizes down to 300px. Do CoffeeCup or Google use some protocol which has to be observed to make web sites look responsive to machines, although it may be evident to us mere mortals?
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Colin Patterson wrote:
Just downloaded V3 update and get the same message for my website, which is hand-tooled but behaves responsively at screen sizes down to 300px. Do CoffeeCup or Google use some protocol which has to be observed to make web sites look responsive to machines, although it may be evident to us mere mortals?

What is your website address?
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Colin Patterson wrote:
www.mumblesboutiquestays.com.au

Unless I am missing something, this is not a responsive website. There are no media queries in your markup that define how your content should be styled and different dimensions.

http://www.coffeecup.com/help/articles/ … eb-design/

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Curiously though, it responds as responsive, how is that done without media queries these days? This wasn't built with CoffeeCup's RLM programs though, whatever you used to do this site you may want to contact those people and discuss it with them as to why it doesn't have the required items within the code to be considered responsive. :)
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Scott Swedorski wrote:
Colin Patterson wrote:
www.mumblesboutiquestays.com.au

Unless I am missing something, this is not a responsive website. There are no media queries in your markup that define how your content should be styled and different dimensions.

Google considers the site responsive and gives it a perfect score of 100 out of 100 for mobile user experience:

https://developers.google.com/speed/pag … tab=mobile
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If I had to guess then, it is the way the site is coded. Website Insight looks for specific media queries in the HTML and in referenced CSS files. It appears all this is done with inline styles with no external css files which is not something we currently look for.

So if Google says you are Ok, you can ignore that suggestion in the software.
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I don't always need media queries to be responsive.
I can't hear what I'm looking at.
It's easy to overlook something you're not looking for.

This is a site I built for my work.(RSD)
http://esmansgreenhouse.com
This is a site I built for use in my job.(HTML Editor)
https://pestlogbook.com
This is my personal site used for testing and as an easy way to share photos.(RLM imported to RSD)
https://ericrohloff.com

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