# Format the Title Using APA Title Case Capitalization ## Metadata **Zettel**:: #zettel/fleeting **Status**:: #x **Source**:: #from/browser **URL**:: [apastyle.apa.org](https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/capitalization/title-case) **Website**:: [[apastyle.apa.org]] **Created**: [[2022-09-20]] **Bib**:: American Psychological Association. (2019, September). _[Title Case Capitalization](https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/capitalization/title-case)_. APA Style. **Topic**:: [[♯ Writing]] ## Notes Lowercase only minor words that are three letters or fewer in a title or heading (except the first word in a title or subtitle or the first word after a colon, em dash, or end punctuation in a heading): - short conjunctions (e.g., “and,” “as,” “but,” “for,” “if,” “nor,” “or,” “so,” “yet”) - articles (“a,” “an,” “the”) - short prepositions (e.g., “as,” “at,” “by,” “for,” “in,” “of,” “off,” “on,” “per,” “to,” “up,” “via”) - Capitalize phrasal verb such as “Take Off” instead of “Take off”. ## Tools - [[Tools (Bookmarks)#^125|Capitalize the Title Using APA Title Case via a Website]]