Lifehacker is a daily blog dedicated to, as the site's tagline notes, "tips and downloads for getting things done." The blog informs readers on a variety of software applications, organizational strategies, and techniques for increased efficiency in everything from computing to money management to housecleaning. The blog also describes itself as "self-help for power users."
Owned by Gawker Media, the site launched on January 31, 2005. Founding editor Gina Trapani is the only member of the editorial staff who has been present since the blog's inception.