Wow! The world’s first website went online 25 years ago Aug 6, 1991

On this day 25 years ago the world’s first website (Aug 6, 1991)  went live to the public. The site, created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, was a basic text page with hyperlinked words that connected to other pages. We have come a long way baby!

Berners-Lee used the public launch to outline his plan for the service, which would come to dominate life in the twenty-first century.

See the story at the link below. I am impressed and I lived through that period. The current web site and domain name was created in July 1999. There was a web site hosted on for a number of years prior to 1999. Applied Technology Institute was founded in 1984, more than 32 years ago. It has been an exciting period as the web, email and technology exploded with potential


Jim Jenkins

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