However, when you are citing a particular document or piece of information from a website, include both a reference list entry and an in-text citation.
The key to creating the reference list entry is to determine the type of content on the web page. Retrieved from The in-text citation includes the author and date (Author, date), as with any other APA Style citation.
For a passing reference to a website in text, the URL is sufficient; no reference list entry is needed.
Gussie Fink-Nottle has set up a discussion forum for newt fanciers (
City: Staging Venue In-Text Citations “Sentence…..” (Surname , year) Surname (year) described “direct quote” (pp) ….
In APA style, source material is cited using a system that emphasizes the author and date of publication in its in-text citations.
Place of Publication: Publisher Section Surname, F.
Journal, Volume (Issue), page # Newspaper Article Surname, F.
Provide the initials and the last name of the author.
When citing an email or letter, provide the date the communication was sent.