20 Years of the WWW
On 30 April, 1993, CERN put the world wide web into the public domain. The first web page to be published has been restored to its original URL at http://info.cern.ch/. You can see a copy of the original web site here: http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html.
It’s not much to look at by today’s standards, but its like looking back in time. It’s just plain HTML without the CSS and flash elements that make websites look modern. It’s just text and links.
If you understand how the web works, you know that the WWW is a bunch of html documents (or pages) linked to each other via links. This first page contained links to other pages and so on and so forth. Today, the WWW is made up of approximately 14.3 billion such pages worldwide.
This web page is the Adam of the web, where it all started.