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Allow "small" and "abbr" HTML tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow the <small> tag A long time ago Jeff posted about allowed HTML tags and also asked what other tags do we want allowed. In the answers to that question, some tags ...
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New post formatting

Timeline Date What was changed? Sep 23, 2020 It took me longer than I wanted, but I’ve got some updates for you on our s-prose component. You can see the pull request with my thinking over at our ...
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Markdown footnotes?

Would you like them? You could have Markdown to have a popup appear to insert the footnote's text [*]. EDIT: you can use a symbol and then <sub></sub>, but that won't give you a link ...
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What HTML tags are allowed on Stack Exchange sites?

Stack Exchange sites use Markdown for questions and answers. Per the Markdown specification, intermixing HTML and Markdown markup is allowed, but not all the HTML tags are allowed, to avoid XSS. Which ...
370 votes
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Why do I need 50 reputation to comment? What can I do instead?

Users with less than 50 reputation points cannot write comments on questions and answers that they don't own. Why does this limit exist? But I want to contribute now. What should I do instead? But I ...
130 votes
3 answers

Markdown extension for really small tiny text?

So one feature that I really wish markdown had was support for really small tiny text. Which I just produced by using the <sup> tag. I think this could be implemented by using the caret symbol ...
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How do I use a small font size in questions and answers?

Is there any way to use a small font size in questions or answers? That is, for the purpose of minor and possibly irrelevant information? I've checked the Markdown syntax but couldn't find anything. ...
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Add explicit support for citing scientific literature

The number of scientific Stack Exchange sites is increasing steadily currently we have for the natural sciences: Statistical Analysis, Math, Theoretical Computer Science, Physics, Skeptics, Astronomy, ...
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Show the diff between two non-consecutive revisions of a post

I am ashamed. My Meta rep has recently surpassed my SO rep. Even putting a (relevant!) Shakespeare quote into an answer on SO couldn't do anything about it. That's why I looked for one of my old Meta ...
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Why is mini-markdown working in some of my comments, but broken in others?

I just noticed today that the mini-markdown on some (though strangely not all) of my comments is broken. I know for a fact that when I left them, everything was rendered just fine. In particular, I've ...
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How can I make regular words small? [duplicate]

I want to make words small (like image credits), and I tried all the available edit buttons for words. How can I make regular words small?
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How to apply a HTML tag to the entire post and type it only once?

I read How do I use a small font size in questions and answers? and Allow the <small> tag, but I don't want to write <sup> </sup> for each paragraph. For example, I want everything ...
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How to make text smaller?

Also, can you explain on editing help how to do so.
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