It is generally thought that website design is about producing attractive, dynamic pages to grab the visitor's attention, but this is not necessarily the whole story.
The World Wide Web is jam-packed with pages of every conceivable shape, size and colour - millions of new pages appear every single day, as "web designers" rack their brains to dream up some new layout or colour scheme to make their pages stand out from the crowd.
A common question is: "My ISP has given me 10 MB of disk space; why can't I host my website there?"
The simplest answer is: "You can - up to a point". If all you need is a simple website for yourself or your family, this is not a bad option, particularly as it comes free with your monthly subscription. You will also get an email box or two. There are, however, a few limitations.
It took more than five years for trading on the Web to become a viable reality. From the instigation of the Web in 1995 young entrepreneurs with a little knowledge and even less business experience put the wheels on the bandwagon. For the next five years they excited the venture capitalists and emptied their coffers . . .