Integrate Basecamp 2 with Basecamp Classic

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About Basecamp 2

Basecamp 2 is a project management tool that allows you to manage all your tasks on one page, is lightning quick, and keeps you up-to-date in real-time.

About Basecamp Classic

Basecamp Classic is a well-known project management tool. Basecamp's traditional version allows you to manage multiple projects, milestones, to-do items, and more. An easy approach to keep your inbox clean and consolidate your work.

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Connect Basecamp 2 + Basecamp Classic in easier way

It's easy to connect Basecamp 2 + Basecamp Classic without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • Global Activity

    Triggers when anything across any project happens. Use a filter step with this!

  • New Activity

    Triggers when something happens inside of Basecamp project. This trigger will give you a brief overview of the event that happened.

  • New Calendar Event on a Calendar

    Triggers when a new event is added to a calendar.

  • New File

    Triggers when a new file is added to a project.

  • New People

    Triggers when a new person is available in the account.

  • New Project

    Triggers when a new project is created.

  • New Text Document

    Triggers when a new text document is added to a project.

  • New Todo Item

    Triggers when a new todo is added to a todo list.

  • New Todo List

    Triggers when a new todo list is added.

  • New Topic

    Triggers when a new topic is added (A new message is a topic, and the first comment on Calendar Events, Uploads, and Todos are topics).

  • New Message

    Triggers when a new message is added to a project.

  • New Milestone

    Triggers when a new milestone is added to a project

  • New Person

    Triggers when a new person is added to an account.

  • New Project

    Triggers when a new project is added to an account.

  • New Todo Item

    Triggers when a new todo item is added to a todo list.

  • New Todo List

    Triggers when a new todo list is added to a project.

  • Actions
  • Create Message

    Creates a new message.

  • Create Milestone

    Creates a new milestone.

  • Create Project

    Be Careful! Easy to go over your plan limit.

  • Create Todo Item

    Creates a new todo item.

  • Create Todo list

    Creates a new todo list.

How Basecamp 2 & Basecamp Classic Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Basecamp 2 as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Basecamp Classic as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from Basecamp 2 to Basecamp Classic.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic

    What is Basecamp 2?

Basecamp 2 is a group collaboration tool that allows individuals, teams, and groups to communicate, build projects, organize tasks, and share files.Basecamp 2 is the second iteration of the Basecamp platform which was launched in 2004. It's an all-in-one online project management tool that is centered around people, projects, and conversations.Basecamp 2 is used by more than one million businesses. The company behind it — 37signals — is based in Chicago and was founded in 1999.Basecamp 2 offers a number of features such as shared calendars, file sharing, task lists, milestones, and project documents.Data from Basecamp Classic can be imported into Basecamp 2 via CSV file.

B. Benefits of Integration of Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic.Although Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic are different products, they feature similar functionality and are based on the same design philosophy. They have a lot in common and share many advantages, but they also have some differences.The integration of Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic was meant to avoid confusion between the two products and to lower the learning curve for users who are new to Basecamp.Now they can use both products in one place.Both products are available under the same URL at basecamp.com , but each one has its own login page.C. Integration of Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic

Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic can be integrated with each other using a special import/export function.Exporting data from Basecamp Classic to Basecamp 2 is not an automatic process. It requires users to export their data manually in CSV format before importing it into Basecamp 2.In order to do this, users need to create a CSV file where each column contains information about a single Basecamp Classic project.Columns are organized in the following way. "name" (Project name), "id" (Project ID), "url_slug" (URL slug), "date_created" (Date created), "date_updated" (Date updated), "created_by" (Created by), "updated_by" (Updated by), "url" (URL), "status" (Status.After creating a CSV file, users should upload it into their Basecamp Classic account then click on the "Import projects from CSV" link or button in the top bar of the interface.Then they will be redirected to the CSV Import page where they should click on the "Next Steps" button at the bottom of the screen.The next page will display instructions for importing projects.Imported projects will be displayed under the Projects section in Basecamp Classic. Clicking on them will redirect users to their corresponding pages in Basecamp 2.D. Integration of Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic

Integration between Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic eliminates confusion between the two products and lowers the learning curve for users who are new to Basecamp.Users can access both products through the same website at basecamp.com . Each product has its own login page, but both pages are accessible from one unique URL.Users don't need to copy paste links when accessing either product from a third-party website or application. They only need to log in using their username and password.Users don't need to change their habits when switching between either product because they are essentially using one product that has been split into two different interfaces for better usability.E. Conclusion

Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic offer similar functionality and are based on the same design philosophy, so they share many advantages that were meant to be preserved during the integration process. At the same time, there are some differences between them that affect their usability to some extent.By integrating Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic companies hope to eliminate confusion among users about which product they should use for specific purposes and lower the learning curve for new users who are new to this type of software.

The process to integrate Basecamp 2 and Basecamp Classic may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick solution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on February 01,2023 11:04 am