How Do You Cite a Blog Post in APA 7?

An article about blogging in academic writing can be a great way to add your voice to the discussion, share your own experiences, and help others learn how to blog effectively. However, not all academic journals are comfortable with blog posts as research papers.

When submitting a blog post to an academic journal, it is important to identify the publication’s guidelines for blog submissions. In many cases, a specific citation format will be required. The following is an example of how to cite a blog post in APA:

(Smith, K. (2013).

How to Blog for Academic Success). Retrieved from

If you are unsure of how to cite a blog post in APA, you can always contact the journal’s editorial staff for help. Most journals are happy to receive submissions from established bloggers, and will be more likely to accept them if they are properly cited.

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