Cite This For Me: Web Citer

Cite This For Me: Web Citer

Automatically create website citations in the APA, MLA, Chicago, or Harvard referencing styles at the click of a button.

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What is Cite This For Me: Web Citer?

Cite This For Me: Web Citer is a popular Chrome extension by This extension has 798,640 weekly active users, an average user rating of 3.74, and is most similar to MyBib: Free Citation Generator and Free APA and MLA Citation Generator. The latest version, 2.6.11, was updated 3 years ago.

Stats date:
Version: 2.6.11 (Last updated: 2020-06-04)
Creation date: 2020-06-03
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
  • storage
  • *://*/*
Size: 400.38K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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Cite This For Me: Web Citer
Cite This For Me: Web Citer (v2.6.12)
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Simply browse to the page you wish to cite and click the button to generate a correctly formatted citation. Then copy-and-paste the citation into your assignment, or add it to your online bibliography for safe keeping until later.

You can also add other sources (like books, journals, and newspapers) from our main tool at

Sources are cited using the following format editions:
APA: 6th edition
Chicago: 16th edition
MLA: 7th edition
Harvard: N/A
User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Works very well and makes college/school easier
  • Convenient and easy to use
  • Useful for school projects that require citations
  • Efficient and always with you on Chrome
  • Incorrect details despite displaying the original author and publication date
  • 40% non-eligibility to cite websites
  • Creates citations in a non-standard/unhelpful way
  • Freezes sometimes and has an unattractive interface
  • Login issues
  • Not accurate citing
  • Sometimes leaves out information
Most mentioned
  • Useful
  • Easy to use
  • Great for school projects
  • Inaccurate citations
  • Login issues
  • Non-standard citing
  • Freezing
  • Unattractive interface
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Risk impact

Cite This For Me: Web Citer requires a number of risky permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Cite This For Me: Web Citer if you trust the publisher.

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Risk likelihood

Cite This For Me: Web Citer has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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