How to cite a Website in IEEE

Use this template to cite a Website in the IEEE citation style.


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Citation Guide: Website in IEEE
Reference a Website in IEEE

How do you cite a Website in the IEEE referencing style?

Here’s an example Website citation in IEEE using placeholders.
Template:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., “Title”, 01-Jan.-2000. [Online]. Available: https://www.example.com. [Accessed: 16-May-2021].
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:

IEEE website citation:
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M. Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”, 05-Nov.-2008. [Online]. Available: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. [Accessed: 16-May-2021].
Citing websites and links in IEEE is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation website reference in IEEE looks like this:
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Frequently Asked Questions — IEEE Website Referencing

How do I cite a Website in IEEE?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a Website?

Yes — Use a IEEE reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Website in IEEE?

The IEEE 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 IEEE?

An in-text reference for a Website in IEEE is done like this:
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