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Learn about, the government search engine used on thousands of federal websites. makes it easier for people to find the information they need from federal websites. As the search engine used by more than 2,000 federal websites, supports more than 245 million searches a year. shares its history with, beginning when internet entrepreneur Eric Brewer donated a powerful search engine to the government. In 2000,, at the time named, debuted. It featured a search box that allowed users to search across government websites. In 2010, expanded to serve agencies throughout the U.S. government.

Visit to learn how it helps agencies connect with the people they serve.

LAST UPDATED: March 19, 2024


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