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APA Style

Webpage on a news website

Author(s). (Year, Month Day). News article title in italics. News Site. URL


Shoichet, C. E. (2020, March 12). The 2020 census kicks off across the United States today. It's expected to be the largest in US history. CNN.

In-text citation: (Shoichet, 2020).

Hellman, J., &  Bowden, J. (2020, November 11). US surpasses 10 million COVID-19 infections. The Hill.

In-text citation: (Hellman & Bowden, 2020, para. 2). 

Webpage on a website with a group author

Organization/Group. (Year, Month Day). Title of webpage in italics. URL


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019, March 28). Measles vaccinations.

In-text citation: (Centers for Disease Control, 2019, para. 5). 

World Health Organization. (2020, January). Global vaccine safety 

In-text citation: (World Health Organization, 2020). 

Reverse Italics

If citing a source that contains a title of a book or show, you put the title in reverse italics - APA manual (p. 335, ex. 68). 

Community Pigeon. (2020, January 22). 16 Born a crime book club questions. Tailored Book Recommendations.

Webpage on a website with an individual author(s)

Author(s). (Year, Month Day). Title of webpage in italics. Site Name. URL

Example single author:

Ferriss, S. (2015, August 2). Virginia pursuing school policing reforms following center probe. The Center for Public Integrity.

In-text citation: (Ferriss, 2015, para. 7). 

Example multiple authors:

Levine, C., Rebala, P., & Vasilogambros, M. (2020, September 29). National data release sheds light on past polling place changes. The Center for Public Integrity.

In-text citation: (Levine et al., 2020). 

Webpage on a website with no date

For pages that stay the same over time use the normal format for a webpage or website, use (n.d.) for the date.


Ferrie, D. (n.d.). A future of EU-UK partnership. European Union Newsroom.

In-text citation: (Ferrie, n.d., para. 7). 

For pages that change over time use the normal format for a webpage or website, use (n.d.) for the date, and also include a retrieval statement with the date you accessed the content. At Lynn, we suggest you include a retrieval date if you are unsure if the content changes over time.


World Meter. (n.d.). Mexico population. Retrieved June 20, 2020, from

In-text citation: (World Meter, n.d.)

Wikipedia Entry

Note: Generally speaking, professors discourage, and often prohibit, Wikipedia sources.

Page name. (Year, Month Day). In Wikipedia. URL


Amina. (2020, February 7). In Wikipedia

In-text citation: ("Amina," 2020)

*Cite the archived version of the page so that readers can retrieve the version you used. To access the archived version, select "View history" and select the time and date of the version you used. If a wiki does not have an archived version, then use the entry URL and the retrieval date. 

Blog Post

Author(s). (Year, Month Day). Article title. Name of the Blog in Italics. URL


Lewis, R. (2020, February 13). A fruit fly love story: The making of a mutant 2020. DNA Science Blog

In-text citation: (Lewis, 2020).

General Format for Webpages & Websites


Author Date Title Website name URL

Author, A.A., & 

Author, B.B.

Name of Group


(2020, May). 

(2020, July 14).


Title of work in italics. Site Name.


Retrieved October 12, 2020, from https://xxxxx

See the APA Style examples for Webpage on a Website References.