WWW: World Wide Web
The World Wide Web is a set of all the websites connected to the internet worldwide. It is also known as WWW or Web. It is a system of interlinked hypertext documents accessed via the internet. A webpage may contain texts, images, and other multimedia. You can access a webpage by the use of a web browser and navigate between them by using hyperlinks.
Following is the list of several popular web browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- Netscape Navigator etc.
These browsers are also available for smart phones and other handheld devices.
Note: You should always remember that WWW and Internet are not the synonyms of each other. They both are totally different. Web is a service that can be available via internet like e-mail and other internet services.
WWW is invented by Tim Berners-Lee on March, 12, 1989. He was a British computer scientist and a former employee of CERN. Tim Berners-Lee used NeXt Computer as a world’s first web server and to write the first web browser.