Category Archives: Tenon

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 […]

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’? 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 […]

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 […]

Getting instant return from your accessibility testing

The Accessibility Business Case is something I’m very interested in thinking and talking about. Historically, many in the web accessibility field have produced various facts and figures providing a business justification for accessibility. On my personal site, I’ve discussed issue prevention as a business case. Of all business case arguments, it is the one I’ve seen […]

Tenon.io End of Year – Startup experience at 9 months in, product updates, and more

In September, I published Startup Experience: 6 months in. If you’re not already familiar with us, that might be a good prerequisite to getting context for some of the stuff below. This will be our “End of the Year” post, at 9 months of startup experience. I’m going to break this post into two sections: Business […]

Issue Density as a performance indicator

High-quality software is not expensive. High-quality software is faster and cheaper to build and maintain than low-quality software, from initial development all the way through total cost of ownership. Capers Jones One of the challenges posed by using an automated testing tool is dealing with issue volume and issues out of context. In the former […]