How to Cite a Website in MLA Format

Basic Information

  • List the date of access because websites keep on changing after updates are done. Make sure you give the complete URL if it’s provided. (The examples below don’t have because MLA rules have changed and no longer require URL).Please note if no publisher information is provided enter n.p. and n.d. if no publishing date is given.


  • Author’s name (if available). Name of Site. Date of Posting/Revision. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sometimes found in copyright statements). Date you accessed the site .
  • Benson, David. Ankle Replacement Prosthetics. 16 Nov. 2007. University of Maryland. 6 Feb. 2008 <>.
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