official website of the White House

Whitehouse.gov is the official website of the White House. It is owned by the United States government. It was started in October 1994.[3] It has information about events in American history, as well as current news about the President, news conferences, announcements made by the President, executive orders, and speeches that the President has made on radio.

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Main page in January 2018
Type of site
Government Web site
Available inEnglish and Spanish (not available in Spanish as of January 20, 2017 except for archived versions)
OwnerThe United States government
Alexa rankNegative increase 3,601 (December 2013)[1]
LaunchedOctober 20, 1994[2]
Current statusActive

The website is the responsibility of the current administration. It is changed for each new president. The content of the website is in the public domain. It is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license.[4]


  1. "Whitehouse.gov Site Info". Alexa Internet.
  2. "Vice President Unveils First Interactive Citizens' Handbook". The White House, Office of the Vice President. 1994-10-20.
  3. "Scout Report: Week ending October 21, 1994". 1994-10-21.
  4. "Copyright Policy". The White House.

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