Top Navigation

The very top of your Basecamp account stays put no matter where you go! You're always one click away from your Home screen, your Pings and your Hey! notifications. You can easily review any account activity and find things in the account.


The Home screen is a dedicated place for everything that's happening in your company. Here you'll see your top 12 cards. When you pin a project, it'll show up on the Home page and you can rearrange them however you'd like — it's personal to what you want to see when you log in to Basecamp. It looks like this:

Screenshot of the Home screen in Basecamp

Full details on the home screen can be found here.


The Basecamp logo in the top left corner of the page is your Launchpad. If you've joined several Basecamp accounts with the same email address, you'll be able to quickly switch from one account to another by clicking on that icon. 

Full details on switching between accounts can be found here.


Lineup is a visual timeline showing what projects are in play now, what was just worked on, and what projects are coming up next.

Full details on the Lineup and how to enable it for your projects here.


Pings are like direct messages — they’re direct conversations with other users in the account. They’re not tied to any Projects in the account. All your Pings can be accessed from the top navigation bar.

Full details on Pings can be found here.


The Hey! stack at the very top and middle of your Basecamp account collects all of your notifications about the happenings in any project you are a part of. This is also where you'll see the notifications about what's new in Basecamp, onboarding messages from our team, and other announcements.

You can always check Basecamp to see if there is an orange badge at the top for any notifications. It indicates new things to read! And with our Don't Forget feature, you can set notifications aside that you want to come back to.

Full details on the Hey! menu are here.


You can click the Activity section at any time to see, of course, the activity in the account. You can also access all of the report options in the account from this section of the navigation bar.

Full details on activity and reports are here.

🔍 Find

This is the best way to find something in your Basecamp account! When you click the Find option at the top of the page, you'll be able to search for specific terms. You can also narrow down your search results: search for things posted by a particular person, posted in a particular project, or search by the type of post you're looking for.

Full details on finding and searching are here

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