Preview and edit website links

When linking to websites outside of ClickUp, you can show a preview, create a bookmark, or use a plain text link.

Preview, copy, and edit Website links

Hover over a website link to see a preview, including the title, description, and image.

Edit, copy, or delete the link using the icons shown on the top right of the preview window.

Members and guests with view-only or comment permissions will only be able to copy the link to their clipboard.

Animation showing the options available to preview and edit a link in a task description.

Automatic embeds

Some websites will automatically embed content when you paste them into a task or Doc.

To display the plain hyperlink, you can do any of the following:

  • Use the keyboard shortcuts Cmd + Shift + V on a Mac or Ctrl + Shift + V on Windows. 
  • After pasting the link, from the Link Unful modal select Dismiss.
  • Disable automatic embeds using the plain text links setting in My Settings.

Websites that automatically embed

These website links will automatically create a large embed:

  • YouTube

  • Loom

  • Vimeo

  • Clip

These apps will automatically create a small embed:

  • CloudApp

  • Figma

  • Google Drive

  • Google Sheets

  • Google Docs

  • Google Slides

  • Miro

Embed an external link

  1. Paste a link to an external website in a comment, Doc, or task description.

  2. From the Link Unful modal select one of the following:

    1. Dismiss: Display the plain hyperlink.
      If you select Dismiss, you'll need to repaste the link to access the option to create a bookmark or embed.
    2. Create bookmark: Create a card with minimal info. 

    3. Create embed: Embed a dynamic preview of the website. 

Convert your display options

From the upper-right corner of a bookmark or embedded preview, you can select the ellipsis ... for these options: 

  • Hide preview: Hide preview images for a more minimal option. 
  • Copy link: Copy the URL.
  • Convert to URL: Convert bookmark to a plain link. 
  • Delete: Delete the website link. 

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