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APA Citation Guide (7th Edition)

Basic Format


Author, A. A. & Author, B. B. (Year, Month Day). Title of webpage. Website name. Retrieved Month Date, Year, from URL

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Note: If the resource was written by a group or organization, use the name of the group/organization as the author. Additionally, if the author and site name are the same, omit the site name from the citation. (via Purdue Owl)
Group name. (Year, Month Date). Title of page. Site name. URL 


Online Examples


Balaghi, S. (2020, January 20). Reflecting on Shirin Neshat’s Career With the Artist’s Words. Hyperallergic.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. (2018, February 28). Ergonomics and musculoskelatal disorders.

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Tips on Web Source Formats

List as much of the information as possible. Sometimes you have to hunt, even moving to the parent website (the home page for the entire website). For example, if you found an article on, you might need to search the main site ( to find all the citation information. Here are some additional tips:

  • If there is no author for a web page, the title moves to the first position.
  • If there is no date, use n.d.
  • If needed, use paragraph number (para. #) when there are no page numbers