Whitehouse.gov is the official website of the White House and is owned by the United States government . Launched in October 1994, [4] it contains information about the President , the Vice President, their families, press releases, proclamations, executive orders , and some speeches by White House officials. It has the official web site of several offices in the Executive Office of the President , such as the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science and Technology Policy .

The website has been completely redesigned for each new president. Websites for training presidents in office are moved to archive versions. [5] As of 2011, the website is considered among the best of the United States federal government. [6]

The content of the website is in the public domain or licensed under Creative Commons Attribution license. [7]

Content

The current administration ‘s website is broken into the following sections:

  • The Briefing Room
  • issues
  • The Administration
  • 1600 Penn
  • Participate

Platform

The website HAS run on the open source software named Drupal , for Both the Obama and Trump administrations. [8]

Civic commitment

On September 1, 2011, David Plouffe announced that White House is releasing ” We the People ” to allow public petitions on whitehouse.gov. The launch of the petitioning platform was announced by Katelyn Sabochik September 22, 2011 in a White House blog post. [9]

See also

  • Donald Trump on social media
  • Whitehouse.com , a former adult website
  • Whitehouse.org , a parody website
  • List of websites founded before 1995
  • President Trump
  • 1600 Pennsylvania Ave

Notes

^ A A Spanish version of whitehouse.gov was used during the Bush and Obama administrations. As of January 20, 2017, the Spanish Version of whitehouse.gov under the Trump administration was removed.

References

  1. Jump up^ “Whitehouse.gov Site Info” . Alexa Internet . Retrieved March 8, 2017 .
  2. Jump up^ “Vice President Unveils First Interactive Citizens’ Handbook” . The White House, Office of the Vice President. October 20, 1994 . Retrieved February 15,2011 .
  3. Jump up^ “WhiteHouse.gov WHOIS, DNS, & Domain Info – DomainTools” . WHOIS . Retrieved September 20, 2016 .
  4. Jump up^ “Scout Report: Week ending October 21, 1994” . October 21, 1994 . Retrieved December 28, 2008 .
  5. Jump up^ “The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in Social Media Age” . Archives.gov . October 31, 2016 . Retrieved January 24, 2017 .
  6. Jump up^ Mordecai Lee; Grant Neeley; Kendra Stewart (4 August 2011). The Practice of Government Public Relations . CRC Press. pp. 64-. ISBN  978-1-4398-3466-4 .
  7. Jump up^ “Copyright Policy” . Whitehouse.gov . January 16, 2017 . Retrieved January 24, 2017 .
  8. Jump up^ “InformationWeek News Connects The Business Technology Community” . Informationweek.com . October 26, 2009 . Retrieved March 25, 2010 .
  9. Jump up^ “White House press release blog Regarding the new” We the People “petitioning platform” . WhiteHouse.gov . September 22, 2011.

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