The World Wide Web (WWW)

The W3 world view is of documents referring to each other by links. For its likeness to a spider’s construction, this world is called the Web.

Tim Berners-Lee, Robert Cailliau; World­Wide Web; Sep 1992.

The World Wide Web largely realized the dreams of Vannevar Bush, J.C.R. Licklider, Marshall McLuhan, Ted Nelson, and others for the potential use of information technology. The web was also the key technology that popularized the Internet around the world. Today, the internet is distrubted via numerous internet service providers, across a variety of technologies, including DSL, cable, fixed wireless, and fiber. The following sections provide more information about the web.

    • Ease Of Use
    • Universal Access
    • Search Capabilities
    • IP Address Confidentiality
    • Cookies
    • Configuration
    • Previous Address
    • Next Address