URLs may be typed in plain text or as hyperlinks. However, your paper will be published or read online, use live links in References list (Publication Manual 9.35, p. 299).
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of page. Website. http://xxxxx
General copyright dates are not sufficient to use as the publication date. If no creation or publication date is given, use n.d. If the author and website are the same, omit the website.
(Corcodilos, n.d.) (in-text citation)
Example 2: Corporate Author
(U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 2010) (in-text citation)
Example 3: Multiple Pages from One Website
If you are using multiple pages from one website that all have the same author and date, differentiate the dates with letters. Be sure that the citations are listed alphabetically by webpage title.
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014a) (in-text citation)
If both items have n.d. instead of a year, include a hyphen before the differentiating letter:
(Santa Fe College, n.d.-a)
(Santa Fe College, n.d.-b)
Appeal to authority. (n.d.). Logical Fallacies. https://www.logicalfallacies.org/appeal-to-authority.html
When citing as an in-text citation, you may abbreviate the title to the first few words, in quotations, unless the title is short:
("Appeal to Authority," n.d.)
Source: Publication Manual, 10.16 (examples 111-114); Webpage on a Website References [APA Style]
Example 5: Healthy People Topic (hyperlinked)
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (n.d.). Maternal, infant, and child health. Healthy People 2020. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/maternal-infant-and-child-health/objectives
If you're just mentioning the website in general, no References entry or in-text citation is needed. Simply give the URL of the website in the text.
The WKU Libraries website (https://www.wku.edu/library/) provides many resources for the students, staff, and faculty at Western Kentucky University(no further citation needed)
Source: Publication Manual, 8.22; Whole Website References [APA Style]
Most online dictionaries will not have a date; include a retrieval date in this case. Usually you don't give the Retrieved date in APA 7th.Example
(West, 2007) (in-text citation)
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of entry. In A. Editor (Ed.), Title of reference work (xx ed.). Website. http://xxxxx
Example 1: Individual Author
(Masolo, 2006) (in-text citation)
Example 2: Group Author
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. (n.d.) Antisemitism. In Holocaust encyclopedia. Retrieved October 7, 2019, from https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/content/en/article/antisemitism
(United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, n.d.) (in-text citation)
Note: If the author is the same as the website, omit the website component. If an encyclopedia is continuously updated and does not have an archived version, include the retrieval date.
Source: Publication Manual, 10.3 (examples 47-48)