Inconsistency between chatgpt and openai API davinci 3

Good morning,

I encounter an inconsistency that I can’t explain to myself between chatgtp and the openai api (in davinci 3).

The results are less relevant on the API than on the chat.

For the following prompt:

“Ignore all the instructions before this one. You are a community manager. You have been writing blog articles for 20 years. Your task is now to brainstorm article ideas optimized for the SEO of a website while respecting the parameters following:
[Main activity of the site] = IT agency located in Paris.
[Site services] = Site creation, software creation, IT consultant…
[Article title writing posture] = Write like community manager Samuel Bielka.
[Article title length] = Approximately 55 characters.
[Article title style] = Concise, informative, original and easy to read while maximizing SEO potential.
[Objective of the article title] = This article title must attract organic traffic and make the target audience want to click on it by highlighting the services of the site or talking about news around these services.
[Target audience] = Person looking for: Site creation, software creation, IT consultant.
[Target audience objective] = To want to know more about this article.
[Words to ignore] = IT agency located in Paris.”

ChatGPT’s response:

"As an experienced community manager, here are some ideas for articles optimized for SEO referencing for an IT agency located in Paris:

-10 tips to optimize your website and improve your natural referencing
-How to create custom software to meet your specific business needs
-The benefits of hiring an IT consultant to improve the efficiency of your business
-The latest trends in website design to stand out from the competition
-How to secure your website against cyberattacks and online threats-
-The benefits of creating a responsive website to improve user experience-
-How to choose the best web hosting for your business
-Common mistakes to avoid when creating a website for your business-
-How to improve the loading speed of your website for a better user experience
-The essential steps to successfully creating software for your business

These informative, concise, and easy-to-read article titles aim to attract organic traffic and make the target audience want to click on them. They can also help promote the services of the IT agency and talk about news around these services. By avoiding mentioning - IT agency located in Paris - in the titles of articles, this will also maximize the potential of SEO referencing.

The response from the API:

“Here are some examples of SEO-optimized article titles:

  1. Create your website with us in Paris IT agency
  2. The benefits of hiring an IT consultant
  3. The latest trends in software creation
  4. How to find the right IT consultant for your project
  5. Best practices for creating an effective website
  6. The advantages of using an IT agency
  7. The best ways to find the right software for your project
  8. How to find the right IT consultant for your project
  9. The advantages of using an IT agency in Béziers
  10. The latest trends in web design"

I’m looking for the temperature or something, but I don’t see where it could come from.

Does somebody have an idea ?


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Welcome to the forum.

My experience is that the API is nowhere near as good as ChatGPT. But I’m not sure this is a huge secret.

I use the API as I have integrated it usefully into Google Docs for my purpose. But I still often go to ChatGPT if I need a better answer.

My hope is that ChatGPT becomes available sooner via the API

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Chat GPT is essentially a fine-tuned version of the GPT which has been re-enforced to produced text in a manner more fitting for a chatbot. Due to this, the quality of the sentence generated is generally better on ChatGPT as well as the output being varied more in line to what a Human might expect. The current way the API is provided, mimicking ChatGPT is going to be a tough cookie.

Increasing the temperature will allow for the generation to be more creative but it will cause it to hallucinate a lot and will not make the outputs deterministic and vice versa

Good morning,

thank you for your answers.

Suddenly, there is no way to strengthen its prompts to improve the relevance of the results?


ChatGPT API is out and about now. Have a look at that

Great, I’ll try that as soon as possible then. THANKS.