2019, 12/06 - Update to Milestone Editing for Fixed-Price Contracts

Starting this week in Upwork fixed-price contract rooms, clients will see an "Add or Edit Milestones" button. This new function makes it easy to add, edit, and reorder upcoming ...

2019, 10/30 - Update to Invoices and Contract Room

Starting October 2019, Upwork will share a freelancer’s verified name with the clients they agree to work with.  Why? The ability to know that a freelancer is who they say they ...

2019, 10/16 - Update to Writing Category Skills

From time to time, we evaluate and update the skills listed on Upwork to reflect the current trends and talents that freelancers offer. These updates improve our site’s search a...

2019, 08/08 - Removing Upwork Groups on September 16th

We built Upwork Groups as a way for clients to find freelancers of a specific skill set. Since then, we’ve seen clients rely more on our match capabilities instead. As we focus ...

2019, 07/23 - Featured Agencies

Agencies are teams of freelancers that provide a range of offerings that can help you deliver larger and more complex projects that often require more than a single freelancer....

2019, 07/23 - Global Navigation Bar Changes

In response to your feedback, we’re launching updates to improve how you navigate the Upwork site. We’re making these changes to simplify finding freelancers and agencies, and h...

2019, 06/25 - Removing Skill Tests on July 16th

A few months ago we ran a test to evaluate the impact of removing skill tests, announced here. As a result of the data from the test, we will be removing skill tests from the pl...

2019, 06/19 - ID Verified Badge Soon Required for All Earning Freelancers

Earlier this year we launched the Identity Verified badge which we expanded to all earning freelancers. We have a professional marketplace of freelancers and this badge is desig...

2019, 06/12 - Client Membership Plan Changes

During the months of June and July, Upwork will be retiring the “legacy” client account type. Client accounts affected by this change will have the option to choose a membership...