Guide: How to cite a Blog in APA style

Guide: How to cite a Blog in APA style

Cite A Blog in APA style

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Use the following template to cite a blog using the APA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the APA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. Publication Title. Retrieved October 10, 2013, from http://Website URL

Example:

Kohn, A. (2012). Homework: New Research Suggests It May Be an Unnecessary Evil. Huffington Post - The Blog. Retrieved June 23, 2014, from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alfie-kohn/homework-research_b_2184918.html

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

If we're making 12-year-olds, much less five-year-olds, do homework, it's either because we're misinformed about what the evidence says or because we think kids ought to have to do homework despite what the evidence says. (Kohn, 2012)

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