There are many ways to customize the search functionality on your WordPress website. There are plug-ins that help you control what's shown and what's not shown in the results. There are also easy changes you can make to your functions.php files.

But most of these methods focus on global changes, like what categories or custom post types to include or exclude from your search results. Or what the global settings of the search results pages should say or look like.

The Search Exclude plug-in, however, gives users an easy way to - on a page-by-page or post-by-post basis - decide which pages or posts you want to exclude from search results.

My video elaborates.


Paul Hickey, Founder / CEO / Lead Strategist at Data Driven Design, LLC and founder of The Voice Designer, and WooCommerce University, has created and grown businesses via digital strategy and internet marketing for more than 15 years. His sweet spot is using analytics to design and build WordPress websites and grow the audience and revenue of businesses via SEO/Blogging, Google Adwords, Bing Ads, Facebook and Instagram Ads, Social Media Content Marketing, Email Marketing and most recently, Voice App Design and Development – Alexa Skills and Google Actions. The part that he’s most passionate about is quantifying next marketing actions based on real data.

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