A Look Back At The Very First Website Ever Launched, 30 Years Later. On August 6, 1991, t he first website was introduced to the world. The first website contained information about the World Wide Web Project. It launched at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN, where it was created by British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee. On it, people could find out how to create web pages and learn about hypertext. It’s even at its original URL.