In fact, the only time you would put a URL in the text would be to simply mention a website in passing.
Because you’re citing specific information, you will need to write a regular APA Style author–date citation.
Note that the title of the website or webpage should be italicized in the reference list if the work on the page stands alone but not italicized if it is part of a greater whole (if this is ambiguous on the source, just choose what you think makes the most sense for the situation).
In deciding how to categorize material on a website for a reference, it may be helpful to consider whether what is on the website is similar to an existing category of document type—for example, this reference is a position statement, which is similar to a press release, white paper, or report; hence the italic title.
Luckily, writing the in-text citation for a website or webpage is easy: Simply include the author and year of publication.
The URL goes in the corresponding reference list entry (and yes, you can leave the links live).
Multiple In-Text Citations When multiple studies support what you have to say, you can include multiple citations inside the same set of parentheses.
Within parentheses, alphabetize the studies as they would appear in the reference list and separate them by semicolons.
Here are some tips on determining authorship and on figuring out dates.
However, sometimes one or both of these elements are truly missing.