APA Style, 6th Edition

Every web page has its own address called a Uniform Resource Locator (URL). Similar to a mailing address with a name, street address, city, province, and postal code, each part of a URL provides information about the web page.


Top-level domains (TLDs) are an important clue of a website's publisher and purpose. Watch the video above or click below to learn about common types of TLDs:

.com websites

.org websites

.ca and other country code top-level domains (ccTLD)

.gc.ca

.gov

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