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Exclude pages from WordPress search results

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WordPress Search feature displays published posts and pages in search results, by default. But when users search in a blog for something, it is most likely a post rather than a page. So in this tutorial,  will show you how to exclude pages from WordPress search results and make your search more relevant.

Open your theme’s functions.php file and paste following code:

function mySearchFilter($query) {
if ($query->is_search) {
$query->set('post_type', 'post');
return $query;

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