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Can a post be hidden from home page, archive view, category lists etc. and viewable only if you have a direct link to it? The blog doesn't have registered readers and is open to public so that would be a mean of hiding some posts from public view without using the password protection.

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I found the simplest way - just use Simply Exclude Wordpress plugin. It has the option to exclude each post (or tag, for that matter) from front page, archive, search or feed. It works flawlessly. You can still view the posts by using direct links.

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when you create a post in admin, you can make Visibility: private see the right side panel in the admin

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Yes, a post can be hidden from home page, archive view, etc. with the use of conditional tags or the args provided by the WP_Query class.

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