The World Wide Web and Its Humble Beginnings

website design in DubaiDid you know that the very first website is now 25 years old?

The earliest website is the World Wide Web. It was born on August 6, 1991, with the purpose of making information accessible to everyone all over the world. Although it was invented earlier, the World Wide Web was first published in 1991 by Tim Berners-Lee.

Tim Berners-Lee is a British scientist working at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research). In 1980, he presented his project proposal but was unsuccessful. Nine years later, he presented another proposal, a more detailed one but was still unsuccessful. In 1990, he made another proposal with the help of Robert Cailliau. Finally, it was accepted.

What is the content of the first website?

It briefly discussed the World Wide Web project. It also provided users as to how they could setup a web server and also how to build their own websites.

Tim Berners-Lee is also the creator of the first web browser, named WorldWideWeb, and also the writer of the first web server named CERN HTTPd (Hypertext Transfer Protocol daemon).

Trivia info resource:


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s