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MLA Citation Examples

Format of websites


  1. Author.
  2. "Title of Webpage."
  3. Name of Website,
  4. Name of Publishing Organization, (if different than name of website)
  5. Publication Date,
  6. URL.


Author. "Title of Webpage." Name of Website, Name of Publishing Organization (if different than name of website), date, URL.

See specific examples below.

Author is an individual

Inskeep, Steve. "In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame." NPR, 12 Feb. 2016,

No indivudal author

"Paul Laurence Dunbar." Poetry Foundation, 2016,

Because there is no individual author, the citation will start with the title of the webpage.