Q. How do I cite a blog post in APA?


Reference List Entry

The "References" entry follows the following format:

Author, F. M. (Year, Month Day). Title of blog in sentence structure: Only proper nouns are capitalized [Blog Post]. Retrieved from [URL]

This follows a website citation well, the only difference being [Blog Post] being added to the end of the blog post title.

In-text Citation

The in-text citation for a blog post will follow the normal rules of citing the author. For further information on these rules please see the In-Text Citation Basics and Author(s) pages of the Purdue OWL.


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

Further Information

Please see the following website for further information on citing a blog post in APA style:


  • Last Updated Nov 28, 2018
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