I am looking to have a featured post in a theme I'm working on, and I'm looking for the best possible way to do it.
This is what I want to achieve:
Users go to the dynamic index-page and see a featured post followed by the loop. When on page 2 and so on, no featured post is displayed, only the loop. The same goes for archives, no featured post here.
Would it be easiest just using the built in featured post or should I look into getting a plugin? The built-in seems good, but I've had broken experiences with it if the post is older than what would show up on the first page.