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  • Important News: Updates to tests on Tenon.io!

    By Karl Groves | November 21, 2018

    Tenon.io was created in 2014 with a mission: Change accessibility testing. We did it, bigtime. Today we enter another chapter with a massive list of improvements. All told, the latest deployment contains 162 updates, improvements, and bug fixes. Some of the most notable changes include: Fixing a huge bug testing pages that use CSP. Fixing […]

  • Not to be missed: The Digital Accessibility Legal Summit.

    By Karl Groves | November 07, 2018

    If you’ve been paying attention for a while, you’ve no doubt noticed the extreme rate of lawsuits around Web Accessibility lately. Since October 2015, the pace of lawsuits has been extreme. In fact, the number of private sector accessibility related lawsuits is such that the number of lawsuits on any given month in 2018 rivals […]

  • Technica11y November 2018 Edition: Gerard Cohen and Custom Selects

    By Michael Beck | October 25, 2018

    Please join us on Wednesday, November 7, at 11am Eastern for the second in the new webinar series devoted to the technical challenges in making the web accessible, technica11y!  Our presenter will be Gerard Cohen, Lead Accessibility Strategist for Wells Fargo Digital Solutions for Business and the topic will be custom selects. That’s right: […]

  • Introducing technica11y, a new webinar series

    By Michael Beck | September 26, 2018

    Please join us on October 3, 2018 at 11:00am (EDT) for the technica11y, a new webinar series focusing on the technical challenges of making the web accessible!  Our first presenter will be Nic Steenhout, host of the popular A11y Rules podcast.  He will be discussing the hurdles he faced in making both the site and the podcast […]

  • Tenon’s accessible React components – Coming soon to an NPM repo near you.

    By Almero Steyn | September 19, 2018

    There’s a lot cooking in the Tenon.io kitchen these days! While the details must remain a surprise for now, we are updating our website to be more modern and much faster while still remaining extremely accessible. Being an accessibility company, it may come as a surprise that we are using React to build the interactive […]

  • Targeted whole-site testing with Tenon and Google Analytics

    By Karl Groves | July 04, 2018

    “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 […]

  • Eating one's own dog food

    By Karl Groves | June 28, 2018

    Just wanted to share a quick 2-minute example of Tenon testing itself (original video, sped up 2.5x) Tenon uses Webdriver.io and Mocha/ Chai/ Should to perform end-to-end testing of every possible user interaction on the Tenon.io website. Along the way, it also performs accessibility testing. First, it tests general page templates – navigation, header, and […]

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

    By Karl Groves | June 21, 2018

    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 […]