Announcing Tenon Site Monitors

We often get questions from customers wanting to test their entire site. As we finish the Spider functionality, I also want to share a new feature. Imagine being able to test your entire site as easily as simply adding Google Analytics to your site. That’s the idea behind Site Monitors. Using Site Monitors, you can […]

Web Accessibility in High-Risk Segments

A Quick History There have been over 230 lawsuit settlements that relate directly to web accessibility. More specifically, that’s the number that have been publicized. The real number is likely double or even triple that, as we’ll explain below. The lawsuits generally fall into 7 distinct markets: Government Education Finance & Insurance Healthcare Retail Travel […]

A “Global Top 10” isn’t your Top Ten

Recently there’s been a bit of a kerfuffle over a LinkedIn article purporting to have done extensive analysis on accessibility across the web in an attempt to create a “Top 10 List” of priorities. There were many strong and negative reactions to the article and I took them to task on my own site for […]

Ecosystem vs. Library

“How does Tenon differ from X library?” is a question we often get from potential customers. “X Library” in this case is usually one of aXe, the Google Accessibility Developer tools library, HTML Code Sniffer, and the like. This is a sensible question and we’re happy that potential customers are out there doing their research […]

Everyone is a Tenon Salesperson

All the way back to the day we announced Tenon to the world, the word of mouth support has been incredible. While we’ve dabbled a bit here and there with Google Adwords and promoted Tweets, actual word of mouth has been the #1 source of new subscribers by far. We have thousands of users who’ve […]

Massive Update to Tests at

A discussion of test quality and transparency at Tenon Tenon recently finished a period of test development the likes of which we haven’t seen since the earliest days of our product. Prior to this update, Tenon had 65 tests. Right now we’re in the process of integrating a series of changes and improvements that will […]

Important notice from – price changes

Prices are about to change at We will be doubling prices on May 31, 2016. That is two weeks away. If you’re already a paid subscriber, your price will not change as long as you maintain your current plan. If you are thinking about purchasing a plan on and want to save money, […]

CSUN 2016 and news about

Today is the official start of the CSUN conference. For those outside of the accessibility industry, this is really like a big family reunion among those involved in accessible technology. It is a week to reunite, learn, and share. If you’re at the conference, grab me and say hello! During CSUN we will be sharing […]

So you want to test ‘localhost’ with Grunt?

In our previous blog post, we described how easy it is to connect to ngrok to allow Tenon to test your local environment. Today we’re going to add ngrok to the grunt-tenon-demo. Everything in this post is on Github and in the add-ngrok branch of the grunt-tenon-demo. To follow along this post, you need a […]

So you want to test ‘localhost’? A tutorial

One of the most frequent questions we get is “How do I test my local environment?” We love this question, because it means that the user is venturing into Extreme Accessibility. Unfortunately, Tenon doesn’t have a way to connect to someone’s local environment. But you can do this with a service like ngrok. Lets’ walk […]