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Is it possible to exclude categories by slug in pre_get_posts? I can exclude categories by ID but it would be better if I can exclude posts by category name or slug.

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Here's one way with the following tax query:

'tax_query' => [
    [
        'taxonomy' => 'category',
        'field'    => 'slug',
        'terms'    => [ 'foo' ],
        'operator' => 'NOT IN'
    ],
],

where the foo term slug is excluded.

  • That was my problem. Had missing characters. Thanks! $query->set( 'tax_query', array(array('taxonomy' => 'category','field' => 'slug','terms' => array( 'podcast-control-daily' ),'operator'=> 'NOT IN'))); – Gregory Schultz Sep 16 '17 at 23:44
  • Glad to hear it worked for you. Sometimes it's better to fetch what you want, instead of what you don't want ;-) – birgire Sep 16 '17 at 23:47

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