Monitor calibration is an important task for photographers. A properly calibrated monitor will accurately show you the colors in your images, so when you share or print them, you have done everything you can to ensure the final photo is seen as you intended.
However it is a task that many people don’t do, or start and then give up on. This is for a number of reasons.
First, and perhaps the major reason, is that color calibration and color management is a complex topic with a lot of terminology. As a result, it can be very easy to get lost in the details when trying to configure your own monitor, and to end up with bad results. Trust me, I have been down this road.
Next, there is a huge variability in the quality of displays available on the market, and the technology that powers these displays. As a result, tips and advice that work on one monitor might not work on another.