The following includes questions frequently asked about Search 3.
Is Search 3 an option? Is there an additional fee?
No and no.
The Search 3 upgrade is done at the region level - so you and your fellow associates and franchisees will all be upgraded at the same time.
There is no added cost for Search 3.
Will my existing saved searches work with Search 3?
All your existing saved searches (both client and SEO) will work just as they did before, but be displayed responsively on all devices.
Are there SEO advantages with Search 3?
Yes. Having the all the content of your site visible on mobile as well as desktop devices will boost your SEO.
Google knows that more and more people are using mobile devices to search, and examines every page of every site to determine if it is mobile friendly.
Do I need to do anything to get Search 3?
Technically no. The upgrade will be done automatically.
That said, it is highly recommended that you follow these guidelines to insure that you get the most benefit of the Search 3 upgrade.
I have a Premier site - do I need to do anything special?
Nope. We've got you covered.
Your Premier site has been upgraded behind the scenes in preparation for Search 3.
Pssst....here's a secret: the introduction of WordPress Premier is timed to coincide with the Search 3 launch.