How to cite a Website in APA 5th edition

Use this template to cite a Website in the APA 5th Edition citation style.


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Citation Guide: Website in APA 5th edition
Reference a Website in APA 5th edition

How do you cite a Website in the APA 5th edition referencing style?

Here’s an example Website citation in APA 5th edition using placeholders.
Template:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. Retrieved May 9, 2021, from https://www.example.com
So if we want to cite, for example, this link
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website we’d do so like this:

APA 5th edition website citation:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. Retrieved May 9, 2021, from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
Citing websites and links in APA 5th edition is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation website reference in APA 5th edition looks like this:
(Tran, 2008)

Frequently Asked Questions — APA 5th Edition Website Referencing

How do I cite a Website in APA 5th Edition?

You can very easily reference a Website in the “APA 5th Edition” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a Website?

Yes — Use a APA 5th Edition reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Website in APA 5th Edition?

The APA 5th Edition reference for a Website is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a Website in APA 5th Edition?

An in-text reference for a Website in APA 5th Edition is done like this:
(Author1 Lastname & Author2 Lastname, 2000)
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