Within four months it had already taken three-quarters of the browser market and became the main browser for the Internet in the 1990s.
To avoid trademark ownership problems with the NCSA, the browser was subsequently renamed Netscape Navigator in the same year, and the company took the name Netscape Communications.
Netscape Communications realized that the Web needed to become more dynamic.
Marc Andreessen, the founder of the company believed that HTML needed a "glue language" that was easy to use by Web designers and part-time programmers to assemble components such as images and plugins, where the code could be written directly in the Web page markup.
The next major event was in 2005, with two major happenings in Java Script's history.
Java Script began to acquire a reputation for being one of the roadblocks to a cross-platform and standards-driven Web.
Some developers took on the difficult task of trying to make their sites work in both major browsers, but many could not afford the time.
The internal codename for the company's browser was Mozilla, which stood for "Mosaic killer", as the company's goal was to displace NCSA Mosaic as the world's number one web browser.
The first version of the Web browser, Mosaic Netscape 0.9, was released in late 1994.
Internet Explorer 3 also included Microsoft's first support for CSS and various extensions to HTML, but in each case the implementation was noticeably different to that found in Netscape Navigator at the time.