How To Improve WordPress Plugins

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With the upcoming WordPress release version 2.7 the menu changes to the vertical. This offers several features to the author which we already mentioned in some other posts. But this time I explicitly address Plugin authors and ask them to make their Plugins more user friendly in terms of usability. I will show only two tiny features.
Each of them have been discussed several times on the wp-hacker-mailing-list, but nearly everybody considers them as big improvements to usability.
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Publish The Feed Later

Some of you know this problem already, you publish a post and while you are publishing you notice an error. That's very annoying, the error is in your feed an published to the whole world.

That happened quite often to me, my fellow readers a writing comments so fast, right after publishing, to tell me about some errors I made, it's unbelievable. So I thought I should create a workaround to have the feed published a little bit later, even 5 minutes can be helpful. Here we go:
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Customize Your WordPress-Feeds

WordPress offers several different feeds for your reader, but not always is their desired format available.

In some cases the reader has the desire to receive just specific news of a website and not all of them. WordPress is flexible enough to meet these requirements. How you can implement this via function in a theme is very easy. I will show you some code snippets and explain it to you.
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