Official site offering documentation, forums and the open source client software which permits to send and receive bitcoins.

About is dedicated to help Bitcoin to develop in a sustainable way.

Who owns is the original domain name used with the first Bitcoin website. It was registered and is still managed by Bitcoin core developers and by additional community members, with the input of Bitcoin communities. is not an official website. Just like nobody owns the email technology, nobody owns the Bitcoin network. As such, nobody can speak with authority in the name of Bitcoin.

Then... who controls Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is controlled by all Bitcoin users around the world. Developers are improving the software but they can't force a change in the rules of the Bitcoin protocol because all users are free to choose what software they use. In order to stay compatible with each other, all users need to use software complying with the same rules. Bitcoin can only work decently with a complete consensus between all users. Therefore, all users and developers have strong incentives to adopt and protect this consensus.



  • Inform users to protect them from common mistakes.

  • Give an accurate description of Bitcoin properties, potential uses and limitations.

  • Display transparent alerts and events regarding the Bitcoin network. 

  • Invite talented humans to help with Bitcoin development at many levels. 

  • Provide visibility to the large scale Bitcoin ecosystem. 

  • Improve Bitcoin worldwide accessibility with internationalization. 

  • Remain a neutral informative resource about Bitcoin.



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  • DaReaper (1290) - 2015-03-07 23:59:12

    A good website to visit and learn about Bitcoins for beginners. The recent website re-design looks great and the content is simple to understand.

  • Quincy (170) - 2013-11-01 02:29:12

    The source of our dearly Bitcoin. It all started here...

  • nimanator (9950) - 2013-09-09 00:14:26

    THE main Bitcoin site ...

  • raven (10700) - 2013-09-02 03:43:43

    Whether you are new to bitcoin or an expert this is a great resource.

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