Ive decided to split my 2 issues into seperate posts.
Im setting up my blog on my own site at the mo and then will move it to a new domain once i have the layout sorted it.
Id like to set my page up that when i make a post in the "featured post" section of my blog id like it to appear, at the moment the only way you can see it is if you click the "continue reading" button.
Someone told me that a tag called "excerpt" may be the way to do this but he and i are both unsure.
Any help is appreciated