How do I cite a comment in an online forum?

To cite a comment in a public or private online forum, follow the MLA template of core elements. List the author of the comment and the title of the thread. Then list the name of the forum as the title of the container, the date of the comment, and the URL. If the forum is contained in another Web site, list the title of the Web site as the title of the second container and provide the URL as the location:

Patel, Marte. “Trouble Installing Editoria.” Editoria development Web forum, 12 June 2017. Google Groups, groups.google.com/a/ucpress.edu/forum/#!forum/
editoria-development.

Published 24 October 2017

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