You can begin your journey to becoming a sought-after mobile sites developer by taking the Mobile Sites certification course and exam provided by Google Partners.
Mobile now accounts for over half of all web traffic (Google Analytics data, U.S., Q1 2016 from Find Out How You Stack Up to New Industry Benchmarks for Mobile Page Speed, making performance on small screens more important than ever. You can show off your in-demand business development skills with this new Mobile Sites developer certification.
Once you pass the exam and earn your certificate, you’ll be able to promote yourself as a Google-accredited mobile sites developer, and display your certificate on your LinkedIn, Google Partners profiles and everywhere else you dim fit.
However, before you do the exams, you should check out Google’s study guide for all the resources and learning materials you’ll need to get started.
The exam is open to all web developers globally and, once completed, the certification will remain valid for 12 months. To take the exam, then click here to go to the mobile sites developer certification page and log in to your Google Partners account.
The exam covers everything from the basics of why mobile sites matter to how to improve mobile site speed, effective mobile UX design and more advanced topics like progressive web apps. Passing the exam is meant to show that you have “a demonstrated ability to build and optimize high-quality sites, and allows you to promote yourself as a Google accredited mobile site developer.”
It’s worth noting that the exam doesn’t focus on Android, iOS or any other mobile operating system, though it does cover Google’s own Accelerated Mobile Pages project. The new certificate joins similar exams for AdWords and Analytics in Google’s Partner program.
The Google’s Mobile Sites Developer Certification lets you demonstrate your proficiency and skill. After you pass a certification exam, you can use your certification to promote yourself to the communities, projects, and employers that are important to you. All the certification exams are backed by rich training content offered as online curriculum, instructor-led training, or self-study materials. When you pass a certification exam, Google stores your certificate, badge, or other digital mark in a central, verifiable location. You can include your digital mark in your email signature and embed it on sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter.