Communications
303 W. Wesley Street - Annex,  
Hours: M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 630-260-2192

PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information:
Public Relations Coordinator Susan Bishel, 630-260-2191

2012-11-19

City Launches Mobile-Friendly Website

mobile website menu WHEATON, Ill. – On average, 20 percent of the website traffic to the City’s website now comes from mobile devices such as smartphones. To accommodate this growing number, the City recently launched a mobile-friendly version of the website featuring the most frequently accessed portions of the City’s website in an easy-to-use format designed for viewing on smaller screens.

Now, if you access the City’s website, www.wheaton.il.us, from a smartphone, you will automatically connect to the City’s mobile site. The mobile menu offers a list of the most heavily visited areas of the website, such as news, City calendar, agendas and minutes, things to do and videos.

In the news section, you can tap on each item once to preview a summary of the item, and click “View Full Article” to see the entire item.

Because of the vast amount of content that the City’s website contains, the City is not able to optimize the entire website for mobile devices. However, by giving users direct links to the areas of the website that are most frequently used, this mobile solution will assist the greatest number of mobile users in a simplified format.

If you are unable to find the information you are seeking through the mobile site, you can always access the full website by using the “Full Site” link on the bottom of every page. Please note that if you go to the full site, you will need to click on the “Return to Mobile” gold bar across the top (or the “Mobile Site” link on the bottom blue bar if you don’t see the gold bar) in order to return to the mobile version of the website.

The City’s Communications Department welcomes feedback about the mobile website. Please share any comments through the feedback form link located at the bottom of the mobile site’s main menu. The City will continue to enhance this mobile site to best meet the needs of mobile users.

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