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I am working on managing my website with ox-twbs. The directory tree of my site looks like this:

mysite/
├── bar
│   └── private
├── foo
│   ├── eggs
│   │   └── private
│   └── spam
└── img

I want org-publish to ignore all files under a directory named private. Is this possible?

My project in my .emacs looks like this

(let ((proj-base (file-name-directory load-file-name)))
  (setq org-publish-project-alist
    `(("org"
       :base-directory "~/mysite/"
       :recursive t
       :publishing-directory "~/published-pages/"
       :exclude ????
       :publishing-function org-twbs-publish-to-html)
      ("static"
       :base-directory "~/mysite/"
       :base-extension "css\\|js\\|png\\|jpg\\|gif\\|pdf\\|mp3\\|ogg\\|swf\\|txt"
       :publishing-directory "~/published-pages/"
       :recursive t
       :exclude ????
       :publishing-function org-publish-attachment)
      ("website" :components ("org" "static"))
      ))

My guess is that I can exclude everything under a directory named private with something like :exclude "*/private/*" but this doesn't seem to work.

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The :exclude property should do the trick.

I think the reason the property is not working for you is because its value should form a regular expression, whereas your example is a glob pattern.

Try using :exclude ".*/private/.*" or similar.

See also the GNU Emacs Manual node on Regular Expressions for the particularities of its syntax.

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