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TTB is Now Designed for Mobile

Posted 09/30/2013

Staying up-to-date on news and events on TTB.gov and connecting with us is now easier than ever.

TTB now has a mobile website specifically designed for your smartphone. Now you can have TTB.gov's most common tasks, popular topics, public guidance, and much more right in the palm of your hand making navigation on your smartphone faster and more user-friendly. The site includes many of the features from TTB.gov's full site but formatted for smartphone devices. The site supports a wide variety of platforms including iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Mobile.

Other features of the mobile site include the Alcohol Beverage Control Board listing, application processing times, system status notices, steps on starting a business, and more. You can also easily email or call TTB through the mobile site.

When you visit www.ttb.gov from your smart phone, we automatically detect mobile use and display the mobile site. This means:

  • A single column layout for easy up-and-down scrolling
  • Categories reduced to topic-based landing pages and our most popular services
  • Descriptive, large, and easy to tap icons
  • Simple, friendly, and straightforward content
  • Margins and icons spaced for a clean, streamlined appearance
  • Quick load times and responsiveness
  • A search function that gets you to the information you are looking for quickly
  • Easy access to our full site from any page on the mobile site
Desktop Version   Mobile Version

Home Page

The home page features:

  • Latest news and events
  • Common topics of interest for TTB industry members
    • Start a Business — Steps to get you started in your new business venture
    • How To — The most popular tasks for conducting business with TTB such as getting label approval, obtaining a permit, or paying taxes
    • Tools — Resources for doing business and keeping you connected such as forms, publications, and Social Media
    • Guidance — TTB laws, regulations, and policies that explain the technical, operational, and legal details of our authority and to help keep you compliant
  • Up-to-date status of TTBOnline systems
  • Search bar to navigate you to the exact information
  • Contact information
  • Social Media icons

Landing Pages

Each landing page features:

  • The most popular services for each topic, organized in one column for easy scrolling
  • Accordion-style menu that displays links to the desired content pages
  • The ability to easily return to the home page via the 'Home' tab on the menu tabs across the top
  • Links and phone numbers to contact TTB directly from your smartphone
Arrow Icon. Mobile Image. Arrow Icon. Mobile Image.

    Footer

Site-wide Content

Every page has in the footer:

  • A link to the TTB.gov full site (annotated with Full Site Icon. icon)
  • TTB policies
    • Accessibility
    • Privacy
  • Contact Us
Arrow Icon. Mobile Footer Image.
    Information Page

The TTB masthead has a link to more information More information Icon. that describes our mobile website and how to send us feedback.

Read the press release.

 
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Page last updated: September 30, 2013
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