Use the following template to cite a blog using the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) 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.

Notes-Bibliography Format

Reference list

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

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. 'Title'. Blog. Publication Title, Year Published. http://Website URL.

Example:

Quintero, Sofia. 'DESIGNING AND BUILDING GREAT DASHBOARDS - 6 GOLDEN RULES TO SUCCESSFUL DASHBOARD DESIGN'. Blog. Geckoboard.Com, 2012. https://www.geckoboard.com/blog/building-great-dashboards-6-golden-rules-to-successful-dashboard-design/.

In-text citation

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

Template

Author Forename Author Surname, 'Title', Blog, Publication Title, Year Published, http://Website-Url.

Example

A strategic dashboard should provide the executive team with a high-level overview of the state of the business together with the opportunities the business faces. Sofia Quintero, 'DESIGNING AND BUILDING GREAT DASHBOARDS - 6 GOLDEN RULES TO SUCCESSFUL DASHBOARD DESIGN', Blog, Geckoboard.Com, 2012, https://www.geckoboard.com/blog/building-great-dashboards-6-golden-rules-to-successful-dashboard-design/.

Author-Date Format

Reference list

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

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. 'Title'. Blog. Publication Title. http://Website URL.

Example:

Giann, Jon. 2014. 'Is Australia Over - Priced..? The Cold, Hard Facts...'. Blog. Knowledge Source. https://knowledgesource.com.au/is-australia-over-priced-the-cold-hard-facts/.

In-text citation

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

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

"Survival of the Fittest" (Giann 2014)

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