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APA Style Guide

Citing Online Sources in APA

Key Elements of a Webpage Citation

  • Author(s)
  • Publication Date
  • Page Title
  • Site Name
  • URL


Author, A. A. (Year, Month Date). Title of page. Site name. URL 

Thorpe, M. (2017, July 5). 12 science-based benefits of meditationHealthline.

Organization as Author

Organization Name. (Year, Month Date). Title of page. Site name. URL

American Psychological Association. (2020). Webpage on a website references. APA style. references

  • If the site and author names are the same, omit the site name element.  

No Author

Title of page. (Year, Month Date). Site name. URL

Library cats from all over the world. (2010, January 5). LoveMeow.

Wikipedia Entry

Title of entry. (Year, Month Date). In Wikipedia. URL

The Decameron. (2020, March 30). In Wikipedia

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