Let's take a moment and appreciate how far we came

April 11, 2021

The first web page went live on . It was created by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN, a European nuclear research agency. It ran on a NeXT computer, one of Steve Jobs' early products.

The first web page address was: http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html

On , CERN launched a project to restore this first website that can be accessed here.

In , Tim Berners-Lee founded the W3C, an international community devoted to developing open web standards. The W3C mission is: to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing protocols and guidelines that ensure the long-term growth of the Web.

Today, with over 1.8 billion websites we cannot even imagine a world without the World Wide Web.