Category Archives: Managing Accessibility

Targeted whole-site testing with Tenon and Google Analytics

“How do I test my entire site?” is one of the most frequent questions we get from customers and potential customers. There are a variety of ways to do this with Tenon. You can use the Spider, or you can populate a project with a Sitemap.xml file. Of the two approaches, I personally advocate for […]

Phone calls and emails are not sufficient alternatives to having an accessible website

As you’re probably already aware, the Americans with Disabilities Act does not explicitly state that the Web is a “Place of Public Accommodation”. During the Obama administration, the US Department of Justice issued several Amicus Briefs to court cases in which they said that it was their position that the Web was a Place of […]

How to prevent inaccessible code from making it to your site using Tenon and Husky

Today I added a new branch to the grunt-tenon-demo repository on GitHub to show how to use Tenon as a Git Hook, using Husky. Personally, I find Git’s own documentation on Git hooks to be woefully inadequate. Fortunately there are some good tutorials out there for creating Git hooks. In some cases, Git hooks don’t […]

Rapid Discovery and Remediation

This is the continuation of a previous post: Extreme Accessibility: Rapid Discovery And Remediation, Part 1. In this post, I’ll explain a better process. Over the last 15 years, I’ve arrived at the hard-to-avoid conclusion that the traditional accessibility audit process is not focused on making things better for the customer, it is focused on […]

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 […]