APA Referencing: How do I reference a website?

Reference example

reference website


In-text citation example

(Pearce, 2014)


What information do I need to create a reference for a website?

Elements that may be required to create a reference for a website are as follows:

1. Author

Corporate author
No author

2. Date

No date (n.d.)

3. Title

Title of website

4. Retrieval information

Website URL
Retrieval date (if the information is likely to change)

Additional Information

Source type
[Blog post]

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EIT APA Referencing Guides

APA Referencing Guide - Examples
APA Referencing Guide - Instructions
APA Referencing: A Brief Guide

Official APA Referencing Website
The APA style guide to electronic references is available through ebrary.