For the millions of websites housed on the internet, design has played an ever-increasing part in the online success of businesses and social media platforms. When the first commercially available desktop PC’s became accessible for businesses and individuals, website design didn’t really matter (at first) – and how a sites looked like were irrelevant as people still coming to terms with the fact that you can communicate with people one the other side of the world.
The look and feel of a website pages are always subject to individual tastes in the context of what the website is for. Those taste also orientate when users compare them against other websites. There are, however, elements of website design that is considered to be best practice, even though the details are often deliberated over.