What was the first webpage that could be visited 30 years ago

At present, the the number of Internet users in the world has reached 4.66 billion people, which means that already 59.5% of people connect, according to the Digital 2021 report from We Are Social and Hootsuite. is August 23 is Internet users’ day, an anniversary in which public access to the first web page in history is commemorated, using all World Wide Web protocols, Invented in 1991 by British engineer Tim Berners-Lee.


We will separate the concepts: The first thing to clarify that it is not today the ephemeris of the Internet, Internet being a system of interconnected computer networks which was born in the middle of the cold war, in the 60s -1969 exactly – from the hands of the famous DARPA, the American agency for research on advanced defense projects.

The WWW or World Wide Web was created in 1989 by scientist Tim Berners-Lee at CERN, the nuclear research laboratory near Switzerland, being HTML and HTTP protocols that are used by browsers to communicate with servers.

Using a manual definition, with a web browser, a user displays websites consisting of web pages that may contain text, images, videos or other multimedia content, and browse these pages using hyperlinks. The father of the current Network without a doubt, Berners-Lee created the system of hyperlinks or hyperlinks that are an essential part of the Internet architecture.

1990, the first web page was born

The first WEB browser to dive into what the manga Ghost in the Shell describes as a “Vast and infinite network”; more three essential protocols for network networks, all using a Next computer (computer developed by Steve Jobs the first time he left Apple, by the way):

  • The URLs or addresses to identify web pages
  • The HTML language create websites
  • The HTTP protocol, with which to link all the resources of the web

In 1989, the system that made possible the World Wide Web or the creation, connection and visits of web pages, in principle simply for the purpose of serving as a system for exchanging data between scientists according to Berners-Lee. But the WWW and the Net didn’t stop there, and in December 1990, the world’s first website was opened, a super basic browser with no colors, no graphics, only text, which only worked in NeXT stations and which you can manage from this link.

The first site in history (online)

1991, public access to the Web was born

Months later, the domain opened up to everyone. And on August 23, 1991, people outside CERN were invited to access it, making them the first public users to use the Rede de redes.

From there began the democratization of the Internet, Mosaic Nation, the first navigator which became popular in the early 90s. Then came Netscape browser, Internet Explorer, Firefox Mozilla, etc. But Berners-Lee and his website can claim to have always been the first.


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