Author Archives: karlgroves

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 […]

Massive Update to Tests at Tenon.io

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 […]

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 […]

Tenon seeks sales representatives

Tenon seeks to find independent sales representatives for SaaS, Cloud, and Enterprise Software sales to clients across the globe. Sales representatives will work directly with Tenon’s co-founders to offer solutions tailored to clients’ needs. Tenon.io receives over 130 qualified inbound sales leads per month from users all over the globe. We receive over 4000 distinct […]

US Presidential Candidate Websites and Accessibility: Winners and Losers

A few weeks ago, we decided to take a poke around at some presidential candidate’s websites. What we found was nothing short of surprising, so we wanted to share some of what we found. To perform this analysis, we used Tenon.io (that’s us, of course) to analyze all public facing URLs of each candidate’s site. […]

Great, I have test results. Now what?

The best feature of an automated testing tool is also its worst: The ability to go through large amounts of code and find errors that don’t require a human to find. Using an automated tool you should be able to test hundreds of pages in a matter of minutes. Finding the average number of pages […]