Our Favorite Posts Of Last Week (Apr 07, 2019)

Topical SEO: 7 Concepts of Link Relevance & Google Rankings

Links matter for SEO. A lot. Most marketers understand that links to websites count as “votes” on the web. Google — and other search engines — use these votes to rank web pages in search results.
Link: https://moz.com/blog/link-relevance-seo
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Compositional Semantic Parsing on Semi-Structured Tables

Please see the usage notes below! Answer complex questions on semi-structured tables using question-answer pairs as supervision.
Link: http://nlp.stanford.edu/software/sempre/wikitable/
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Machine Learning is Fun Part 7: Abusing Generative Adversarial Networks to Make 8-bit Pixel Art

Update: This article is part of a series. Check out the full series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7 and Part 8! You can also read this article in Русский, Tiếng Việt or 한국어.
Link: https://medium.com/@ageitgey/abusing-generative-adversarial-networks-to-make-8-bit-pixel-art-e45d9b96cee7
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A/B testing in One Picture

A non-technical look at A/B testing, based on Dan Siroker & Pete Koomen's book, A / B Testing, The Most Powerful Way to Turn Clicks Into Customers.  Perhaps the two most important points: Make sure you are testing a clear hypothesis. For example.
Link: https://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/a-b-testing-in-one-picture
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Revisiting the rendering tier

The 2019 incarnation of theguardian.com began life around six years ago, starting out as an m-dot and gradually scaling up both its breakpoints and page views until it rendered the entire site. At the time of writing, it has gone from 0 to 62,783 lines of Sass.
Link: https://www.theguardian.com/info/2019/apr/04/revisiting-the-rendering-tier
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Tech SEO + Site Migrations - SMX Munich

Upcoming SlideShare Loading in …5 × Tech SEO + Site Migrations - SMX Munich 1. #SMX | @jammer_volts technical SEO and site migration 2. #SMX | @jammer_volts SEOs have a unique and critical vantage point during migration 3.
Link: https://www.slideshare.net/JamieAlberico/tech-seo-site-migrations-smx-munich
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How & Why You Must Improve or Remove Your Old Content

Could old content be dragging down the overall “authority” of your website? We think so. You have an important decision to make: should you improve your old content or remove it?
Link: https://www.searchenginejournal.com/improve-remove-old-content/300961/
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The Beginner's Guide to SEO

New to SEO? Need to polish up your knowledge? The Beginner's Guide to SEO has been read over 3 million times and provides comprehensive information you need to get on the road to professional quality Search Engine Optimization, or SEO.
Link: https://moz.com/beginners-guide-to-seo
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Submit URLs to Bing

Submitting a URL from your website can be an important first step to being indexed. Webmasters can do that using the Submit URLs feature in the Configure My Site section in Bing Webmaster Tools.
Link: https://www.bing.com/webmaster/help/submit-urls-to-bing-62f2860a
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30 Best SEO Experts Share Their Industry Advice

SEO professionals are such an amazingly generous community. From knowledge share to new discoveries and recommended strategies, the SEO community is full of experts who can help any SEO - whether beginner or expert - gain valuable insights to propel them forward.
Link: https://www.seoclarity.net/blog/top-seo-experts
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Google Explains 301 Redirects Are Not Links But...

Google's John Mueller said that while 301 redirects are not seen by Google as links, the links pointing to the redirected page can pass through to the destination page. But 301s are primarily used for canonical purposes by Google he said.
Link: https://www.seroundtable.com/google-301-redirects-are-not-links-27357.html
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Combining online and offline tests to improve News Feed ranking

A/B testing is an important part of the product improvement cycle for machine learning (ML) technologies. But applying advanced techniques such as Bayesian optimization to optimize these systems can be challenging due to resource limitations.
Link: https://ai.facebook.com/blog/online-and-offline-tests-to-improve-news-feed-ranking/
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