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First Release of the First Web Browser

3/1991
A screenshot of the first web browser provided by Tim Berners-Lee on his website. This iteration was done in 1993.

A screenshot of the first web browser provided by Tim Berners-Lee on his website. This iteration was done in 1993.

In March 1991 Tim Berners-Lee released the first web browser, WorldWideWeb, to a number of people at CERN. This release introduced the web to the high energy physics community, and began the spread of the World Wide Web.

Berners-Lee provided an explanation of how he created the browser and some screenshots of versions from 1993 on his website at this link: https://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/WorldWideWeb.html

 

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