The dream behind creating the web was to create a common information space in which people communicate by sharing information. The World Wide Web (WWW) is global information medium, where users can read and write using computers over internet. Web is one of the services available on internet. Since then a great refinement has done in the web usage and development of its applications. In this paper, the authors would like to present different stages of web growth starting from its inception to the present web in terms of its technologies and applications.