A plugin for making posts, pages or custom post types featured. User can enable/disable Featured for selected post types.
This plugin add checkbox for each list item. You can easily check / uncheck the Featured. Checking the Featured will set the meta value 'yes' for meta key '_is_ns_featured_post'. From plugin settings, you can choose to which post types you want Featured functionality.
This plugin only set / unset the meta key for asigned post. You need to implement it in your theme to get Featured functionality.
Example: $query = new WP_Query( array( 'meta_key' => '_is_ns_featured_post', 'meta_value' => 'yes' ) ); This will fetch the list of post which are checked as Featured.