APA Style, 6th Edition

HOW TO CITE A WEB PAGE

Author, A. A. (Date of publication). Title of web page in sentence case. Retrieved from http://website.com/

Formatted Example:

Last name of author(s), initial(s) of first name(s) with period. If there is more than one author, separate their names with commas and put & before the last author;Publication date in brackets. Use (n.d.). if no date.;Use sentence-case for title of webpage: capitalize the first word of the title and subtitle only. Capitalize proper nouns, such as companies or place names; Include a retrieval statement with URL (webpage link). Remove blue hyperlink.

For more help citing websites, see this chart from the official APA website. 

Proper Format & Examples:

There are two options for citing this source in-text:

1) Name of author(s), date of publication, and page number(s) are placed in brackets at the end of the sentence. When there are no page numbers, refer to the paragraph number or heading within the text:

(Lee, 2018, para. 2).

2) Alternatively, the citation may be integrated into the sentence with a signal phrase and narrative. If lengthy, abbreviate the organization or group name:

According to Lee (2018), when using APA style quotations that are longer than 40 words need to be "in a block quotation" (para. 3).


APA rules for in-text citation change depending on the number/type of author(s). Count the authors and follow the rule below:

Work with ONE author
Work with TWO authors
Work with THREE to FIVE authors
Work with SIX or more authors
Work with a GROUP, ORGANIZATION or CORPORATE author
Work with NO author specified
INTERVIEW or PRESENTATION (Unpublished)
SECONDARY SOURCE (A source found inside a source)
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