The First Website
At present, there are over a billion websites on the Internet. By the time you have read this sentence, at least four new websites have been created.
It must have occurred to you at some time point or another , what would the first website looked like.Read on to find out more about it.
The first website was created by Tim Berners-Lee and went live on Tuesday,August 6,1991. Tim was then working for CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research). The homepage of the website was titled as World Wide Web. You can visit the website here.
It explains the World Wide Web project giving information about setting up web servers,creating websites and webpages and how to search the web for information.
The website,created on a white background with texts written in Times New Roman, was created to make information over the internet available to all. In the executive summary page, Tim says,”The project is based on the philosophy that much academic information should be freely available to anyone. It aims to allow information sharing within internationally dispersed teams, and the dissemination of information by support groups. Originally aimed at the High Energy Physics community, it has spread to other areas and attracted much interest in user support, resource discovery and collaborative work areas.” In a separate page called “How can i help?“, he instructs the readers on creating their own webpages and softwares for making the web more usable. He also included a page which directed the people to available information like Bible,Quran,Politics, Lyrics, etc.(though these links don’t work now). Tim didn’t forget to mention about the people who were involved in the making of WWW project (check People).
Today, after 25 years since then, websites have become an integral part of every business and applications.Thanks to the small step taken by Tim Burner-Lee,who is still as tightly involved with web as he ever was, directing the World Wide Web Consortium he helped create.
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