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www.reference.com/article/world-wide-6bd1a6082c29cf90

The World Wide Web refers to all the websites, documents and all other resources connected to the Internet and utilizing the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP). This network also includes the computers and other devices accessing the Web's contents.

www.reference.com/article/created-world-wide-2dc43d0a3f4236f9

The World Wide Web, which gives computer users access to an enormous amount of documents, graphics and other materials, was created by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989. At the time, Berners-Lee was a employee of CERN, a scientific research organization based in Switzerland.

www.reference.com/world-view/examples-browsers-1fe23f13c8ed7a34

Popular web browsers include Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Netscape, Camino and K-Meleon. There are nearly 80 different web browsers according to Web Developers Notes. Britain's Daily Mail reported in June 2014 that, at that point, Chrome had surpas...

www.reference.com/article/did-world-wide-start-63ae180ea0eddd24

The World Wide Web was invented in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee. Its creation came approximately 20 years after the Internet was developed. The World Wide Web initially served as a way for scientists around the world to more easily share data from experiments.

www.reference.com/world-view/purpose-browser-e61874e41999ede

The main purpose of a web browser is to locate, retrieve and display information from the World Wide Web. The browser retrieves code, typically written in HTML, PHP, JavaScript or other web programming languages, from the server, then interprets the code and renders it ...

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On a Windows computer, Internet Explorer comes preinstalled and is located on the computer's taskbar. On an Apple computer, Safari comes preinstalled and is located in the taskbar area as well.

www.reference.com/article/browsers-offer-downloads-78f3e4149b1f63d1

As of 2015, some Web browsers that offer free downloads are Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera. Mozilla Firefox lets users sync their information including browsing history, passwords and bookmarks across computers. Its voice interaction add-on lets users use voic...