In the past, we have shown you how to exclude pages, and other post types from WordPress search. But what if you want to exclude a specific page, author, category, and tag from WordPress search? What if you want to exclude it from search, feed, archive, and front page? Well than you are in for a treat. In this article, we will show you how you can exclude specific pages, authors, categories, and tags from WordPress search, feed, archive, and front page.
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First thing you need to do is install and activate the plugin called Simply Exclude. Upon activation, a new menu will be added called “Simply Exclude”. You will see there is an option for tags, categories, authors, and pages.
On each page, you can check what you want the item to be excluded from. You can exclude the category from Front page, Archive, search, and/or feed. Pages however can only be excluded from WordPress search.
Check the ones you want excluded and save changes. That is it. No need for code, this plugin will take care of everything for you.