How to Cite a URL

By: Gcite Citation Team | March 19, 2024

✍ Create a citation for a URL using List or Essay citations.

What is a URL and where are they located?

A Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is the address of a resource on the internet. URLs allow access to webpages, documents, images, videos, and other online content. Each URL is unique, leading directly to a specific resource.

Pro Tips for Citing a URL

Gcite's Metrics for URLs


Depends mainly on the source domain and author credibility.

ease To Cite:

URLs are straightforward to cite with Gcite, though verifying credibility may require additional effort.


Webpages account for 90% of the sources cited on Gcite.

*** These metrics are not based on statistics and are subjective measurements.***