Commentated Bibliography For Websites
Blog – A website with regular (and sometimes opinionated) posts that allows commentary and discussion from readers.
Cite a Blog Post
Last, First M. “Article Title.” Blog Post Type.* Website/Blog Title. Website Publisher, Date Month Year Published. Web. Date. Month. Year Accessed.
*Blog post type refers to what type of content you are using. Is it a standard blog on a website, an audio blog (podcast) or a vlog (video blog)?
Note: MLA7 does not require the URL/link in a website citation. However, some instructors still ask for it – double-check if your instructor requires it.
Date accessed: This is the day that the article was found and read.
Cohen, Micah. “Retirements Contributing to Largest Senate Turnover in Decades.” Web blog post. FiveThirtyEight. The New York Times Company, 28 Mar. 2013. Web. 30 Mar. 2013.
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How to Cite an Website in APA
Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Retrieved from URL
Satalkar, B. (2010, July 15). Water aerobics. Retrieved from http://www.buzzle.com
Cain, K. (2012, June 29). The Negative effects of Facebook on communication. Social Media Today RSS. Retrieved from http://socialmediatoday.com
How to Cite a Blog Post in APA
Last, F. M. (Year Month Date Published). Article title [Type of blog post]. Retrieved from URL.
Schonfeld, E. (2010, May 3). Google throws $38.8 million to the wind [Web log post]. Retrieved May 4, 2010, from http://techcrunch.com
China, The American Press, and the State Department [Web log post]. (2013, January 3). Retrieved from Schonfeld, E. (2010, May 3). Google throws $38.8 million to the wind [Web log post]. Retrieved May 4, 2010, from http://techcrunch.com
View our visual citation guide on how to cite a Website in APA format.