Exclude category from homepage

To exclude some categories from the the loop on the frontage, you can use this snippet in your function.php.

3, 5, and 23 are the IDs of the categories and the - makes them go away.

Code Snippet:

function excludeCat($query) {
  if ( $query->is_home ) {
    $query->set('cat', '-3,-5,-23');
  return $query;
add_filter('pre_get_posts', 'excludeCat');

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