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APA 6: Webpages

Tips and information on using APA formatting and styling on your research

Information Needed

  • Author(s), if present*

  • Date of publication, use (n.d.) if not available

  • Title of article or page

  • URL

*If no author is present, begin the entry with the title of the work.


Give the URL of the home page when the online version of the article is available by search to avoid nonworking URLs. (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7.01).

General Format for Webpage Citations

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication, if available). Title of page. Retrieved from http://webpage​

Webpage Reference Citation Examples


Semega, J., Kollar, M., Creamer, J., & Mohanty, A. (2019, September 10). Income and poverty in the United States: 2018. Retrieved from


Webpage with Author(s) and No Date

U.S Department of Health & Human Services. (n.d.). Understanding child trauma. Retrieved from

Webpage with No Author(s) and No Date

APA Citation: APA Home (n.d.). Retrieved from