Here is the setup:
I have a CPT Projects, and a taxonomy of Featured Areas.
Each project has a slideshow. I'm using an ACF repeater to set the slides on each project page. It works awesome, by the way!
Throughout the site, there are different sliders and "featured areas" where I am showing the first item in the project's slideshow.
To set these projects to be featured on the various places on the website, you tick the box in the Featured taxonomy. There's about 5 boxes for the various featured areas on the site. Ticking the box automagically makes the project show up in those place.
It works well, it's easy to use and intuitive and fast.
EXCEPT I forgot about "what if you want to rearrange the order these projects are listed in those featured areas?"
I have a few ideas but want to see if anyone has a better idea. Anyone have any thoughts on how I could achieve this?