Founded in 1994 (originally as Mosaic Communications Corporation), Netscape is one of the true pioneers of the Web.
Back in 1996 the Web was starting to gain some serious momentum, but it was still just a few years old.
Now in 2008, looking 12 years back into the past of the Web can be a both nostalgic and entertaining experience. We have used the good old Way Back Machine (a.k.a the Internet Archive) to track down screenshots of what websites looked like back in 1996-97. In 1996, Yahoo was well on its way to becoming one of the major Web portals.
In 1994, “Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web” had been renamed to “Yahoo! Altavista was a search engine created by DEC that launched in 1995 and quickly gained massive popularity.
Aside from strong traffic to their own website, in 1996, Altavista became the exclusive provider of search results to Yahoo.
It was originally intended to be both an online service and an Internet service provider along the lines of AOL.
In 1996, Steve Jobs had not yet returned to Apple (he did that in 1997) and the company was losing market shares.
Mac OS 8 was on the way (as you can see in the screenshot) and the good old Newton PDA was still being sold. To be fair, the end-user Internet connections of the day would never have been able to handle most of today’s media-heavy websites without them turning slow as syrup, and the relatively fine-grained design control we have these days with for example CSS was not available at the time.
Launched in 1995, Tripod was originally billed as a “hip web site and pay service for and by college students,” but mainly became known as a place where people could create free web pages (à la Geo Cities).
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Clicking the online icon of XMPP will launch Pidgin if it is installed in the local machine. If Pidgin is not installed, the message webpage cannot be displayed appears in the browser.