PageRank

Google Removes PageRank & 200 Signals From Disavow Help Doc

Google Removes PageRank & 200 Signals From Disavow Help Doc

Several months ago, the disavow backlinks help document in Google’s help center mentioned a section about PageRank and how PageRank is one of 200 signals Google uses for rankings. That help document was updated sometime in the past several months and removed both those references. Before it said: PageRank is Google’s opinion of the importance …

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Five biggest misconceptions about PageRank

Google’s PageRank is one of the metrics that started it all. It was present in that very first research paper, that laid a foundation for Google’s entire ranking system. PageRank figures out the importance, credibility and “weight” of a webpage, based on the type of backlinks that the webpage gets. It’s a system analogous to …

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Google’s PageRank algorithm, explained

Earlier today, Dixon Jones from Majestic shared on Twitter a thorough, digestible explanation of how PageRank actually works.  I gave it a watch myself, and thought it was a good moment to revisit this wild piece of math that has made quite a dent on the world over the past 20 years. As a sidenote, we know as of 2017 …

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