What was the first website in history?

Websites are being created all the time these days. There's something for everyone: online stores, travel sites, video game sites and more. Most major companies around the world are dedicated to having a showcase site. Indeed, marking your territory on the web is very important. But if you're reading this article, it's probably because you're curious to find out what the first website was. To satisfy your curiosity, discover with us in this guide the answer to that question.

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What was the very first website?

The very first website was created in 1990: http://info.cern.ch/. This site was operational from August 6, 1991. Since then, it has been regularly updated. The last copy dates from 1993, and it is still available on the Cern website today, a European organization for nuclear research where British physicist Time Berners Lee was working in 1990. However, HTML has since the 90sand Tim Berners would no longer code the pages of his site in the same way as he once did. Today, the first web page in history is accessible via source code http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html

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What was the computer that brought this web page to life?

The computer that gave rise to this web page was a NeXT. This is a company created by Steve Jobs after his resignation from Apple. As time went by, NeXT computers gained in notoriety, designed for use by researchers and businesses alike. What's more, they cost real wealth.

The first computer is released in 1988and it was on Tim Berners-Lee's desk. They were worth 6,500 $ at the time, which is equivalent to 15,000 $ today. 30 years after the creation of the very first web page, there are now almost 1.88 billion websites according to Internet Live Stats, including Alucare.fr is one of them. If you're also interested in the web, there are a number of web schools that will train you. web school rankings.

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