Exclude products from a particular category on the shop page

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As ‘clothing’ is an example in the snippet below, be sure to use a product category slug that exists in your WooCommerce store.

Note that this will only work when you have your “Shop Page Display” option set to ‘Show Products’ under WooCommerce > Settings > Products > Display.

You need to add this code to your child theme’s functions.php file or via a plugin that allows custom functions to be added, such as the Code snippets plugin. Please don’t add custom code directly to your parent theme’s functions.php file as this will be wiped entirely when you update the theme.

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