Do not use anonymous in place of an author s name. The guidelines below follow rules from the 8th edition of the mla handbook.
Year month date of publication.
How to cite a website with no author mla. Format your in text citation so the title is listed instead of the last name of the author. Mla also discourages the use of anonymous as a replacement for the author s name how. Apa mla 8 and chicago.
Alphabetize your reference by its title since no author is listed. When no author is given omit the author section and start the citation with the title. Here is how you would cite a webpage without an author in 3 of the most popular citation styles.
If you are citing a full web page and not a specific article use the website name or partial url. No author in mla. Mla doesn t require paragraph or page numbers.
When citing a website with no author or publishing date in text in parentheses cite the first item that appears in the references list entry exactly as it appears. If the web page is paginated give the page number you are citing. When a work is published without an author s name begin the works cited list entry with the title of the work.
An homily against disobedience and wylful rebellion 1570.