This guide is for the 7th edition of the APA manual (2020).

For an entire website, do not create an in-text citation or list an entire website in your Reference list. Only cite specific pages on a website, and if you cite multiple pages from the same website, create a separate entry in your Reference list for each page.

Page on a Website

Groups, organizations or government departments can often be authors. If the author and the website name are the same, leave out the name of website. If the date the webpage was last updated is provided, use that date in your reference. You may use a shortened URL generated by a link shortener. Either the long or short URL is acceptable.

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of

webpage. Name of Website. URL

Newfoundland and Labrador Environment

Network. (2011, October 7). Voting for

the environment: Environment Network

releases review of party policies.


If the contents of the webpage are designed to change and be updated over time, include a retrieval date before the URL:

Statistics Canada. (2019, December 19).

Canada's population clock (real-time

model). Retrieved January 19, 2020,

from shorturl.at/tFY01

No Author?

If no author is available, begin with the title of the webpage, followed by the date.

Climate change: The basics. (2019, July

10). Climate Atlas of Canada.



No Date?

If no publication or last updated date is available, use (n.d.) for "no date".

Emera Newfoundland and Labrador.

(n.d.) Maritime link: Overview.


For more information on citing webpages, see pages 350-352 of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association  7th edition, in reference and on reserve at the library, call number: BF 76.7 P83 2020.