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Maybe it is a bug, but on SO, SF, SU and their metas is it possible to style the tags:

#[meta-tag:featured]
#*[meta-tag:featured]*
##[meta-tag:featured]
###[meta-tag:featured]
[meta-tag:featured]

**[meta-tag:featured]**

The above on MSO looks like

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If it is not a bug, why other sites of SE network don't allow to do it? For example, on MSE it doesn't change tag size

Of all styling I can only apply emphasis (italic): .

So why tag styling is supported on SO, SU and SF? Tag styling should be completely turned off or be enabled on all sites.

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    The real question is why on earth do SO, SU, and SF allow to style the tags? – mhlester Jul 1 '14 at 17:22
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    @mhlester I am rephrasing my question a little. )) – nicael Jul 1 '14 at 17:29
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    Looks like a bug to me. – Kevin Jul 1 '14 at 17:30
  • It's just the way the styling worked out. On MSO, used in your example, the font-size for tags is a percentage. Here on MSE, the font-size is an explicit pixel size - so the sizing effects of header elements around it won't do anything. Different sites, different themes, different results. – animuson Jul 1 '14 at 17:57
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    Laura, why? It was such a beautiful tag :( – nicael Jul 1 '14 at 18:02
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Generally, we only go out of our way to block obnoxious abuse of markup when someone goes out of their way to abuse it obnoxiously.

So... y'know...

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    Are you seriously challenging nicael to abuse something obnoxiously? :) – mhlester Jul 1 '14 at 18:15

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