How to excludes more then one library from Search results in SharePoint 2013 on-premise?


Create crawl rules to exclude specific paths (libraries) when crawling content.

  1. Open Central Administration -> Application Management -> Manage Service Applications -> Search Service Application.
  2. On the Search Administration page, click Crawl Rules.
  3. Click New Crawl Rule. In the Crawl Configuration, select Exclude.

Useful link: Manage crawl rules in SharePoint Server 2013


You can prevent a library from being searched in the Site's Administration:


  • Thanks this is working. But if I want to exclude more library from different sub sites any other alternatives? – Akshay Nov 2 '17 at 0:56

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