How to make a published article non-searchable from the search component in Joomla

After sending out my weekly newsletter a while ago, I got this question:

Is there a way to make a published article not searchable from com_search component?

And yes, there is. And it's so easy to do. Read on to learn how to restrict search to a published article in Joomla.

Just use this simple method:

  1. Make sure the article is Uncategorized
  2. Go to the Plugin Manager
  3. Choose the Search - Content plugin
  4. Tick 'No' in the Uncategorized Articles radio button

Done :)


Read 12724 times Originally published on Tuesday, 18 January 2011 12:00
Last modified on Wednesday, 13 May 2015 23:19
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