Embedding Outside Content

In addition to sharing work communication, Basecamp is a great place to share cat videos, your favourite GIFs, tweets, and vacation photos. Just paste the link to the item in a Ping or Chat!

Screenshot of an embedded Twitter post in a project's Campfire

For GIFs you'll need the direct links that end with .gif. This will work! 

GIF of the embedded The Office GIF in a Campfire

Want to embed something in a message or comment? Paste the URL into the 'Link' icon in the toolbar. Click the "Yes, embed it" button:

Screenshot of a Youtube video URL

And just like that, your video or a tweet is embedded!

Screenshot of an embedded Youtube video in a comment

💡TIP: You can embed content from YouTube, Spotify, Loom, CleanShot, X (Twitter), Vimeo, Flickr, Imgur, SoundCloud.

Additionally, you can open a Door to other services right in your Basecamp projects! 🚪 A Door is a simple, direct link to any outside services you use like GitHub, Slack, Zoom, etc.

Adobe Creative Cloud, Airtable, Box, Calendly, Customer.io, Dropbox, Figma, GitHub, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Help Scout, HubSpot, iCloud Drive, Invision, Jira, Microsoft Teams, Miro, Notion, OneDrive, Salesforce, Sketch, Slack, Trello, Xero, Zendesk, Zoho, Zoom, and other.

Learn more about them here:

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