- A software engineer working at the CERN nuclear research center in Geneva,Switzerland proposed an idea of hypertext documents.
Hypertext is text that contains links to other texts which exist on another computer. When you chose a hypertext link, you could access those pages. Now it was possible for everybody to connect to a world wide web of information.
Tim Berners Lee created Hyper Text markup language(HTML) a protocol that defined how messages and web pages are transmitted over the internet, and in the year 1991 he demonstrated a working web browser and web server. And 2 years later users of UNIX and Macintosh had web browsers provided easy point and click access to www.