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How did the first website get started?


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The concept of a website dates back to the early days of the internet, when computers at research institutions and universities were connected to share information. In 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, a computer scientist at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research), developed the first website as a way to share information about the World Wide Web project he was working on.

The first website was a simple page that contained information about the World Wide Web project and how to access other pages on the internet. It was hosted on a NeXT computer at CERN, and the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) was http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html.

Since then, the number and complexity of websites has grown exponentially. Today, websites are an integral part of the internet and are used for a wide variety of purposes, including sharing information, conducting business, and providing entertainment.

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