Citing a Website in APA Style

When citing websites in APA style, your citation should follow one of the basic formats below.

Webpage with an Individual Author 


Author, A. A. (Date). Title. Website name. URL

Nadworny, E. (2019, October 5). College students: How to make office hours less scary. NPR. https://www.npr.org/2019/10/05/678815966/college-students-how-to-make-office-hours-less-scary

Webpage With a Group Author


When the author and site name are the same, omit the site name from the source element.

Name of group author. (Date). Title. Website name. URL

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2018, August 7). Zika in babies in US territorieshttps://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/zika-territories/index.html

Webpage with No Date


If a publication date cannot be located, use “n.d.,” short for “no date,” instead.

Name of group author. (n.d.). Title. Website name. URL

National Nurses United. (n.d.). Medicare for all: It’s time for guaranteed health care for everyone! https://www.nationalnursesunited.org/medicare-for-all

More Information

To see more examples of citing in APA style, see see the library's online guide to APA Style or the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition) located at the Research Help desk.