I used to refer end users directly to the list they shall use. However, in blogs or on SE it often reads as content editors (or other WebParts) are put on a list. From my understanding, this does only work on a web part page, with a list web part and content editor web part.
Is it common practice to always target users to a web part page with a list view web part and not directly to the list itself? Are there any disadvantages of the latter?