Exclude Posts, Pages, or Categories from Search Results


I tend to use pages or categorized posts to fill widgets on home pages, because it provides users with an easy way to change various areas on their home page or sidebars. Sometimes, though, we don’t want that content to show up in searches. Here’s how to exclude them:

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Dave Kuhar

Dave ran Transmit Studio, a media creation lab in San José. He's built more websites with WordPress than he can remember. He's reluctantly moved back to Ohio and now works for Stanford University (remotely). He likes hearing himself talk and writing about himself in third person.

1 Comment

  1. Phil Morse on November 11, 2013 at 5:41 am

    Thanks! Worked for us.

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