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APA Guide 6th ed.

Citing a Website

Website with Author:

Format: Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of document [Format description if not an article]. Retrieved from http://url_of_website


Website with an Organization as Author:

Example: Name of Organization. (Year, Month Day). Title of document [Format description if not an article]. Retrieved from http://url_of_website


Website with No Author:

Example:Title of article. (Year, Month Day). Retrieved from http://url_of_website

Helpful Information

  • Do not put a period at the end of entries with a URL.
  • For the URL, put the exact link to content or page (such as an index or search page) where reader can easily find the cited material.
  • Use n.d. (no date) when a publication date is not given.
  • Double space entries. If an entry runs more than one line, indent the next line(s).
  • Capitalize proper nouns and first words of title and subtitle.