How the World’s First Ever Website looked like

  • Wed 09 Aug 2017

The world’s first website went online 27 years ago.


 The world’s very first website


Invented by 60-year-old British computer scientist Tim Berners Lee, the first website went live at research lab CERN in 1990. while he was a researcher at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research(CERN), the website still exists today.


Sir Tim Berners Lee


The site’s address is and provides information about the world wide web.

It provides a way where document, files or pages can be accessed by URL’s using the internet and connects to each other via links.

When Berners Lee created the first website, the “internet” was the group of static documents it was mostly used by defence organisation and academic institutions.

If you visit CERN today, you can see the original NeXT computer on which Sir Berners-Lee built the very first website, with the label handwritten in red ink: “This machine is a server. DO NOT POWER DOWN!!”


This machine is a server do not power down


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