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Website development is the process of creating a website and making it accessible to users through the Internet. The web development process typically involves designing the appearance and layout of the website and web pages, writing the code that makes the website functional, provisioning a server, and deploying the website so that it’s accessible to others.
Tim Berners-Lee, a British computer scientist, made the first website in 1989. He is often referred to as the “father of the world wide web.” Tim’s original website was a simple, single page that contained information about the World Wide Web project.
The development of new technologies and the rapid growth of the Internet has made it possible for nearly anyone to create a website. As of September 2022, it was estimated there were over 1.8 billion websites in existence.