Guide: How to cite a Website in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a Website in MLA style

Cite A Website in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a website using the MLA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the MLA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Forename. 'Title'. N.p., Year Published. Web. Date Accessed.

Example:,. '3. Global And Regional Food Consumption Patterns And Trends'. N.p., 2014. Web. 5 June 2014.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname)


Food consumption expressed in kilocalories (kcal) per capita per day is a key variable used for measuring and evaluating the evolution of the global and regional foodsituation. A more appropriate term for this variable would be “national average apparent food consumption” 

Table 2. Vegetable and animal sources of energy in the diet (kcal per capita per day) (

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