The internet already had been in existence for over 15 years when the first web page made it's appearance.The internet up to this point was essentially a collection of separate networks which could connect up to each other and transfer information to each other.
Tim Berners-Lee the founder of the World Wide Web
- Introduced the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) making it possible to allocate a unique location to each web file. Initially the urls were numberical only.
- Developed Hypertext Mark Up Language (HTML) enabling web browsers to reproduce text and images locations, sizes, colors and styles on a web page.
- Provide links (hyperlinks) within web pages, to other pages to different web sites.