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Ignored Issues Report

Maggie Vaughan | May 16, 2024 | Product Updates, Web Governance

Another client-inspired feature update.  Users with administrative rights will now see a new report added to their dashboard. The Ignored Issues Report. The Ignored Issues downloadable CSV shows the following information: Timestamp...

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Client Inspired: Updated Scoring System with Quicker Feedback

Maggie Vaughan | May 7, 2024 | Product Updates

Keep an eye on your DubBot scores! You might notice some improvements in the next few days. Why? We listened to client feedback and updated our site scoring calculation formula.  Once there are fewer than 20 issues per page, every time...

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New Feature: Account History

Maggie Vaughan | January 25, 2024 | Quality Assurance, Product Updates

DubBot administrators can now see a new option, Account History, in the Settings panel. Account History allows administrators a centralized location to view account-wide events with a timestamp for when the event occurred. The events are...

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Subscribe to the DubBlog RSS Feed

Maggie Vaughan | January 12, 2024 | Product Updates

We have added RSS feeds to our blog and blog categories! This came directly from a client request! Stay up to date, and don’t miss a single post! https://dubbot.com/dubblog/index.xml

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Introducing the GitHub Task Connector

Maggie Vaughan | August 31, 2023 | Product Updates

Hey, GitHub users! Exciting news: You can now push and close your DubBot task details to your GitHub repositories! That’s right! Admins can now add a GitHub Connector to user accounts to connect DubBot Tasks to...

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Product Update: PDF Checker 2.0 Goes Live

Maggie Vaughan | July 6, 2023 | Accessibility, Product Updates

If you subscribe to the DubBot Quarterly Newsletter, you saw in the Product Updates section that "PDF checker version 2.0 is now live with more abilities to filter your PDFs by types of issues found."  I thought you might find it helpful...

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AAA Contrast - What Are We Checking For?

Maggie Vaughan | May 4, 2023 | Product Updates

Hands Up! DubBot now checks for WCAG 1.4.6 Contrast (Enhanced) Level AAA!!  Ok, that’s great, but what’s the difference between WCAG 1.4.3 AA and WCAG 1.4.6 AAA? WCAG 1.4.3 AA sets the contrast ratio for text and...

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Page Sets - the Evolution from Groups

Maggie Vaughan | April 19, 2023 | Product Updates

Have you heard? Page Sets is replacing Groups in the next evolution of DubBot. DubBot is proud to announce the feature release of Page Sets! Giving our users increased functionality and flexibility in page management based on client...

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Dashboard Additions

Maggie Vaughan | November 7, 2022 | SEO, Product Updates

Great news! Your dashboard is expanding! You will now have "the rest of the story." Widgets for SEO reporting and Best Practices are being added to your Sites and Groups Overview dashboards. Sites Overview Dashboard Groups Overview...

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Policy Library

Maggie Vaughan | October 27, 2022 | Web Governance, Product Updates

Have you heard? DubBot has launched its brand new policy library!  What’s a policy library, you might ask. The DubBot policy library is a collection of pre-written policy checks that you can import to your site, strengthening...

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SEO Reporting Just Got Better!

Maggie Vaughan | October 19, 2022 | SEO, Product Updates

We all know how important SEO is to website visibility, and increased user traffic. And don’t forget about the relationship between an accessible website and SEO.  With DubBot’s latest update to SEO reporting, you now...

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Web Governance - New Reporting Feature

Maggie Vaughan | January 11, 2022 | Product Updates, Web Governance, Quality Assurance

Some of you may have noticed a new report available to you in DubBot. That’s right, the Web Governance Report. We are really excited about this one! The Web Governance report will combine Custom Checks (soon to be called "Policies") and...

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What's New at DubBot?

Maggie Vaughan | November 1, 2021 | Quality Assurance, Product Updates

The designers, programmers, and engineers at DubBot have been burning the midnight oil over the past several months and have released quite a few important updates. Let me tell you about the three most exciting (and requested) updates to be...

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Sharing is Caring

Blaine Herman | June 16, 2021 | Web Governance, Product Updates

Happy June to all! We’re excited to be edging closer and closer to summer. We’re even more excited to share information about our new feature, sharable reports. We added sharable reports as an optional way to view and share...

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New year, new website, new feature!

Blaine Herman | January 18, 2021 | Product Updates

Happy new year! We’re excited to announce that we’ve rolled out our new website. Most of you probably know the work that goes into a website redesign! We can’t deny that we did feel additional pressure being a web...

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What DubBot is doing to help users tasked with managing websites during the Coronavirus

Penny Kronz | March 16, 2020 | Product Updates, Quality Assurance, Web Governance

As most of us enter a workweek that does not look like ones we have previously encountered, most DubBot users I have been in contact with are currently grappling with balancing three priorities simultaneously. While they continue with previously...

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DubBot 2019 Highlights

Penny Kronz | January 2, 2020 | Product Updates

2019 was an exciting year for DubBot. In some ways, it feels like it has come and gone in the blink of an eye. 2019 was DubBot's second year on the market. As 2020 approaches and we plan for the new year, it seems like a fitting time to first...

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DubBot is an Accessibility Partner for HighEdWeb 2019

Penny Kronz | October 9, 2019 | Product Updates

DubBot is packing up and heading to Milwaukee for HighEdWeb 2019 next week. We will have a booth, and we encourage anyone attending to swing by and say hello. HighEdWeb tends to be a highlight of our year because it is a fun time where a...

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New Crawling options in DubBot

Penny Kronz | October 2, 2019 | Product Updates

DubBot allows users to crawl websites via a specific domain and subsections off of a domain. In addition to these options, DubBot will now allow users to specify lists of URLs for crawling explicitly. This list may be provided via a URL to a...

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DubBot New Feature Highlight

Blaine Herman | July 24, 2019 | Product Updates

Hello from DubBot in sunny, hot, and mostly humid Atlanta, Georgia! While summer is typically a great time for vacation and family get-togethers, we have been off to an excellent summer with a range of new features and improvements rolling out for...

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Webinar for HESS Consortium

Blaine Herman | June 4, 2019 | Product Updates

I am excited to announce that we will be providing a webinar for the Higher Education Systems & Services (HESS) Consortium members. Participants of the webinar can expect to learn how DubBot can be used to target areas of their website for...

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DubBot is Attending the 2019 Accessibility Web Summit

Penny Kronz | May 24, 2019 | Product Updates

DubBot is going on the road next week! We will be at the Missouri State University for the 2019 Web Accessibility Summit on Wednesday, May 29. If you will be there, please plan to swing by the DubBot table. We’d love to talk...

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Improvements to Tasks

Blaine Herman | May 1, 2019 | Product Updates

Happy May Day! The next time you log into DubBot, you will see that we have improved Tasks to make them more accessible and prominent. You can now access the Task management area from the top menu bar. You will also see a Task, and its associated...

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Custom Checks to support Web Governance

Penny Kronz | April 19, 2019 | Web Governance, Product Updates

Happy Friday! DubBot was feeling a little festive this week, so Dubby broke out some fun bunny ears. With the approaching fun that egg hunts can bring, I thought it only appropriate to highlight our recent improvements to Custom Checks within...

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HESS Consortium partnership

Penny Kronz | March 6, 2019 | Product Updates

DubBot is excited to announce that we have been selected to be a new partner with The Higher Education Systems & Services Consortium (The HESS Consortium). This partnership offers discounted pricing for subscriptions for member institutions....

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DubBot Accessibility Training for Beginners

Penny Kronz | January 28, 2019 | Product Updates, Accessibility

As January closes and February approaches, we're excited to see that DubBot is ready for the winter weather. Being based out of Atlanta, yes, we are just now having to really be winter-ready! To keep DubBot users prepared, we are also excited to...

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Best Practices added to Webpage Checks

Penny Kronz | January 22, 2019 | Product Updates

The next time you log into DubBot, you’ll see that we’ve added checks for “Best Practices” on webpages. These checks are not considered violations of specific WCAG accessibility standards. They are...

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Track Accessibility Progress & More

Penny Kronz | January 11, 2019 | Quality Assurance, Product Updates

Happy New Year from your friends at DubBot! Dubby (the DubBot) is doing its best to stay warm during these winter months. We have good news! We’re launching Trends in DubBot. Trends will be accessed off of the user dashboard. DubBot...

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CAS Integration & Accessibility Training Series

Penny Kronz | December 7, 2018 | Accessibility, Product Updates

Happy holidays from DubBot! We are excited to introduce you to our reindeer bot. He will serve as a guide to light the way through checking your website during the darkest of days. One could say he has a nose for finding accessibility issues. The...

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Product Update: Updated Notifications Panel

Penny Kronz | November 1, 2018 | Product Updates

DubBot is not meant to be a flat report. We want DubBot to be a product that your team can utilize to find, communicate, and fix errors within your websites. You should not have to be a one-person team. You should be able to assign and notify...

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DubBot is getting into the Halloween spirit!

Blaine Herman | October 18, 2018 | Product Updates

Halloween is fast approaching! We hope your website isn’t too spooky. If so, we have an app that can help to make it less scary. We are also announcing the launch of our seasonal logos. Nothing fancy, just a little something to make...

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Product Update: Mentions in Page Level Comments

Blaine Herman | June 5, 2018 | Product Updates

Happy June! We’ve rolled out a small but useful enhancement to DubBot. DubBot now supports mentions in page level comments. To mention someone, start with @ and then start typing their name. DubBot will provide suggestions for...

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Product Update: Improved Spell Check, Groups, and Agency Accounts

Blaine Herman | April 25, 2018 | Product Updates

Things are humming along at DubBot. We’ve got some new additions to the product to update everyone on. Let us know what you think! Spell check and suggestions We’ve improved our spelling engine, so it does a better job of...

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The Story of DubBot

Blaine Herman | February 15, 2018 | Product Updates

Once upon a time in an office not so far away, a bot was created to simplify your life. It was designed to keep an eye on your website, let you know if something went wrong, pages went down, links got broken, content publishers went rogue, or you...

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