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Web retro: The first stumbling steps of Microsoft.com back in 1994-1998

This is what Microsoft’s homepage looked back in 1994 when it was first launched, and its evolution during the following years.
Scroll down for a closer look at the seven first versions of Microsoft.com and some very retro web design.

April 1994 – August 1995

Daily page views: 124,655
Servers: 3

August 1995 – November 1995

Daily page views: 391,243
Servers: 4

November 1995 – June 1996

Daily page views:1,434,274
Servers: 6

June 1996 – August 1996

Daily page views: 3,734,804
Servers: 12

August 1996 – November 1996

Daily page views: 6,669,810
Servers: 16

November 1996 – September 1997

Daily page views: 20,000,000
Servers: 19

September 1997 – November 1998

Daily page views: 38,183,998
Servers: 29


And for some perspective…

Today

Daily page views: Unknown, but Microsoft.com is the 17th most popular site in the world according to Alexa.com.
Servers: Unknown number.


There’s been some evolution, we dare say. 🙂
Source: A Brief History of Microsoft on the Web.

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