Formatting WordPress comments, e.g. on the Stack Overflow official blog
Note that all formatting, e.g. bold and italics (or at least in the preview and pre-approved view) broke in September 2020. Whether it will actually appear in the public (approved) version is an open question. Links seem to be still working.
Bold and italics
Use HTML formatting. Note that “strong” and “em” are supported, but not “b” and “i”.
Use HTML formatting.
stackoverflow.blog (for that particular blog)
pressablecdn.com (not present on all WordPress sites)
simplecast.com (not present on all WordPress sites)
Positively not needed: