You can find many types of sources online, including websites, webpages (parts of websites), blog posts, articles, and reports or other files (often PDFs) downloaded from websites. Depending on the type of source you use, you may have to follow different formatting guidelines.
This page will help you to identify elements of a webpage for writing a citation.
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Typically you need an author, publication date, title of the article, name of the website organization (i.e. who owns it), and a URL for a webpage citation.
Elements of the webpage to use in your citation
Author: No author information is given
Article title: New horizons' next target just got a lot more interesting
Date: August 3, 2017
Webpage URL: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/new-horizons-next-target-just-got-a-lot-more-interesting
Website URL: www.nasa.gov
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