AUSTIN, Texas--(Texas.gov, the official website of the State of Texas, proudly announces the launch of m.texas.gov – a mobile-friendly site that lets Texans access government services anytime, anywhere with any device. Since the launch of Texas.gov in 2010, web analytics indicate that mobile visits are growing steadily. Every day, more than 6,800 visits, or 10% of total visits to Texas.gov, originate from a mobile device. In response to this trend, Texas.gov developed a mobile site that features responsive design, a simple interface, eye-catching icons, and plain language content. In total, the Texas.gov mobile site delivers an impeccable, intuitive user experience.)--
“Gotta say the mobile portal at Texas.gov is great! Renewed my registration online and it was a piece of cake :)”
On m.texas.gov, Texans can:
- Access government services organized by topic: Drive, Pay, and Work
- Find relevant information using the highly-functional Search feature synonymous with Texas.gov
- Complete secure transactions via Texas.gov’s most popular services, including Vehicle Registration Renewal, Driver Records, and Birth Certificates
- Contact Texas government agencies with the tap of a button
- Share information and services via social media
Many of the services offered on the mobile site, such as Driver License Renewal and Fund for Veterans Assistance donations, also feature mobile-friendly best practices giving Texans a seamless transition from the government portal to a government transaction. One user recently boasted from their Twitter account, “Gotta say the mobile portal at Texas.gov is great! Renewed my registration online and it was a piece of cake :)”
When a user visits Texas.gov from their smartphone, mobile usage is detected and the website automatically adjusts to the appropriate screen size. The Texas.gov site works on most mobile platforms and uses simple design code for quick load times and responsiveness.
Texas.gov is the official website of the state of Texas (http://www.texas.gov) and is a collaborative public/private partnership managed by the Department of Information Resources (DIR). Texas.gov helps state and local government entities Web-enable their services and operates without tax funds through a partnership between the state and Texas NICUSA, LLC. Texas NICUSA builds, operates, maintains, and markets Texas.gov and is part of eGovernment firm NIC’s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies. Since its launch in 2000, Texas.gov has securely processed more than 170 million financial transactions and collected more than $24 billion on behalf of participating entities.
NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation’s leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company’s innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. Our popular self-funded solution allows government to put in-demand services online without using taxpayer funds. The NIC family of companies currently provides cost-effective eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.