Sources and notes appear below the table, flush left.
Photos, graphs, charts or diagrams should be labeled Unless your teacher tells you otherwise, tables and illustrations appear at the end of the paper.
Each page should have a running head along with a shortened name of the paper (which should not exceed 50 characters) aligned left, and the page number aligned right.
Sometimes professors make little of these requirements; so, when you have to write an essay in APA format, you should consult your tutor on using it.
APA stands for the organization which worked out the standards for academic papers in the social sciences, American Psychological Association.
Initially, APA style was developed to be used in psychology.
If your paper is shorter than indicated, you may skip the abstract altogether (unless it is required by your teacher).
The main content section of the paper as per the APA format is inclusive of the Introduction, Main Body and Conclusion section.
The reference section is where you add all the citations and references to the material that you have used.
No matter what you've used - direct quotes or paraphrased material, make sure that you add proper credits.