Citing a Website in MLA Style

When citing a website in MLA style, follow the basic format below.

General, non-periodic websites


Author Last Name, First Name. “Title of Work.” Title of Site, Sponsor or  Publisher [include  only if different from website title or author], Date of Publication or Update Date, URL. Accessed Date [only if no date of publication or update date].

Hamilton, Jon. “Think You’re Multitasking? Think Again.” National Public Radio, 2 Oct. 2008, www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=95256794.

If no author is available, begin with the title of the work.


“Turmeric.” National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, Sep. 2016, nccih.nih.gov/health/turmeric/ataglance.htm.

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