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APA 6th Edition

As per "How to Cite a Blog Post in APA Style" (McAdoo, 2016), the correct formatting for a reference to a blog post is as follows:

Author, A. (year, Month day). Title of posting [Blog post]. Retrieved from URL

  • In-text citation: (Author, year, para. X)

Please see the reference below for a sample reference to a blog post. See "How do I cite a blog post comment in APA Style?" if you are quoting or paraphrasing a blog post comment.

Reference

McAdoo, T. (2016, April 5). How to cite a blog post in APA Style [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2016/04/how-to-cite-a-blog-post-in-apa-style.html

APA 7th Edition

See below for the generic formatting to cite and reference a blog post, and see How Do I Cite a Blog Post Comment in APA Style? if you are quoting or paraphrasing a blog post comment :

Author, A. (year, Month day). Title of post. Title of Blog. URL

  • In-text citation: (Author, year, para. X)

To see a specific example of a reference to a blog post, please refer to page 320 in the APA Style manual (American Psychological Association, 2020).

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000