An example of the featured items module, showing the default layout.
This highly versatile module allows you to feature articles picked by id, by section or by category. The module displays a thumbnail plus an extract from the text with a link to the article for each item.
This is the entry-level version of the module.
The module also includes integration with JomSocial. It can be used to display articles by the profiled user whenever a user profile is viewed.