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Implemented Option: Featured series limit & Exclude featured series from series index


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As per title, I've added two new options pertaining to Featured Series on Series index page.

Currently, the Series index page will fetch 5 random featured series for use in the Featured Series Carousel. The only way to turn this off would be to edit the template and remove the call to the Featured Carousel Macro (but that still doesn't stop the fetching process, which does add at least 1 query).

Admins can now set the Featured series limit to 0, which disables the featured series carousel.

Admins can now also fetch MORE than 5 series for the Carousel.

The other option is being able to Exclude any of the fetched featured series from also being fetched and listed in the Index (often referred to as "duplicates"). Being that the featured slider results are NOT part of the listing, its not that big of an issue to some people, however, if you are one of those types that loves to CUSTOMIZE (looking at you @Joe Link ) and want not display featured series in the carousel, but instead display them integrated at the top of the series listing, its important to make sure "dupes" are removed (so this helps you do that).

Note: Default settings are 5 (same as it is hard coded now) and unchecked, so you'll only need to set these IF you want to change the behavior to something different than how it behaves currently.

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