Created by CERN, the very first website was put online at the beginning of August 1991 on another historic piece: a NeXT brand computer which was worth a fortune at the time.
It is more than rudimentary, devoid of illustrations and is content to provide access to 25 links to other pages. This is the very first page of the Web that went live over 30 years ago, on August 6, 1991. It is the, the European Organization for Nuclear Research which is at the origin of this page simply called World Wide Web, in other words, the Web. This is the origin of what we all know now.
This page was created by . It contains everything related to the history of the project, how to use and navigate the Web. But before this page was published, the inventor had previously developed the basic management system for the Web, as well as the http protocol. It was only three years later that it was activated. And inevitably, at the time, it remained quite confidential.who is precisely considered to be the inventor of the Web. It was a question of referring thanks to hyperlinks to a vast of documents, as specified in this original page which remains active today and which can be consulted via this
The NeXT Computer, the computer that brought the Web to life