This contribution is a new way fo setting featured products. You get a new column in the admin/categories.php which allows you to turn off or turn on the "featured" status.
You can also turn on or turn off the "featured" status when adding or editing a product.
Those products that have featured status, will show first in the "New Products For ..." box in the front page of a standard osCommerce site.
Read more, and see a video of it in action at;
Code is GPL. If you are installing on an already modified shop you will need to use Beyond Compare or similar program to add the codebase. The files in the zip are usable for a new install of osCommerce RC2a.