How to Cite a Website

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A website is a collection of information pages on the internet which are written by an individual, organization or a company. Websites can range in a variety of topics including news, sports, travel and many other interests and hobbies. Here is how you can cite a website in APA and MLA 8.

To make a citation for a website, you will need the following pieces of information:

The author’s name
The title of the article or page
The title of the website
*The name of the publisher
The date the page or site was published
*The URL

How to Cite a Website in APA

Structure:
Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Retrieved from URL

Example:
Bernstein, A (2018, February 5). Cheapest Lease Deals: February 2018. Retrieved from https://www.carsdirect.com/deals-articles/cheapest-lease-deals

How to Cite a Blog Post in APA

Structure:
Last, F. M. (Year Month Date Published). Article title [Type of blog post]. Retrieved from URL.

Example:
Constine, J. (2018, February 20). Facebook’s plan to unite AR, VR and newsfeed with 3D posts  [Web log post]. Retrieved February 20, 2018 from https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/20/facebook-3d-posts/

You can automatically create APA citation fo web using  Cite a Website.

How to Cite a Website in MLA 8

Structure:
Author’s Last name, First name. “Title of the Article or Individual Page.” Title of the website, Name of the publisher, Date of publication, URL.

Example:
White, Lori. “The Newest Fad in People Helping People: Little Free Pantries.” Upworthy, Cloud Tiger Media, 3 Aug. 2016,
www.upworthy.com/the-newest-fad-in-people-helping-people-little-free-pantries?g=2&c=