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Welcome to the Better Web

We're developing better techniques, building better software, and providing better services to help Web designers and developers build better websites.


About Us

We are Restive...because we have to be. Keeping up with devices, networks, and user expectations makes building for the modern Web painful and problematic. We're on a noble quest to make every user-facing Web asset in the world natively Mobile-friendly, Fast, and Intelligent.

Learn more about Restive

Products

We're building the Better Web platform to help you build great online experiences that your users will love.

  • a designer-friendly JavaScript toolkit for building mobile-friendly, fast, and intelligent websites

    Go to rScript  
  • a JavaScript-assisted CSS toolkit for building mobile-friendly, fast, and intelligent websites

    Go to rKit  
  • a universal UI toolkit with user-friendly components that work on all devices

    Go to rUUI  
  • an intelligent UX service layer for boosting sales of consumer-driven websites

    Go to rBot  
  • a cloud-assisted command-line app for modernizing old and wonky websites

    Go to rBash  
  • a smart and mobile website builder for humans

    Go to rSite  

Service

Is your website the best it can be? Is it mobile-friendly? And fast? And intelligent? If not, you could be leaving some money on the table.

We have one job: to make your website mobile-friendly, fast, and intelligent. Find out more about how we can help you excel on the Web!

Learn more about our Service

Testaments

Testimonials are great, but Testaments are even better. We are only as good as the results we achieve for our clients. Here's our scorecard from a recent project.

    • HD ButterCup

      Name

    • www.hdbuttercup.com

      URL

    • California, USA

      Location

    • Magento Enterprise

      Platform

    •  Before

    • NO

      Mobile-friendly

      Did not pass Google Mobile-friendly Test

    • NO

      Responsive

      Layout did not adjust to flexible browser window

    • NO

      Fast

      Did not score A or B on Restive Performance Grading

    • 61.4%  D

      Restive Performance Score

      score • grade

    • 76%  C

      Pagespeed (SPEED - DESKTOP)

      score • grade

    • 57%  F

      Pagespeed (SPEED - MOBILE)

      score • grade

    • 4310

      Speed Index - Cable

      Speed Index over Cable Internet (5Mbps download)

    • 9636

      Speed Index - 3G

      Speed Index over Mobile 3G Internet (1.6Mbps download)

    •  After

    • YES

      Mobile-friendly

      Passed Google Mobile-friendly Test

    • YES

      Responsive

      Layout adjusts in flexible browser window

    • YES

      Fast

      Scored B on Restive Performance Grading

    • 87.8%  B

      Restive Performance Score

      score • grade

    • 77%  C

      Pagespeed (SPEED - DESKTOP)

      score • grade

    • 76%  C

      Pagespeed (SPEED - MOBILE)

      score • grade

    • 1770

      Speed Index - Cable

      Speed Index over Cable Internet (5Mbps download)

    • 4620

      Speed Index - 3G

      Speed Index over Mobile 3G Internet (1.6Mbps download)


Insights

Our State of the Mobile Web reports showcase insights from our research on the websites of important bellwethers. We do this to give you a sense of their readiness for an increasingly mobile Web.

#SOMW

Blog

We try to take some time out every two weeks and blog about Web design and development, or anything else interesting happening here at Restive, or around the Web.

Here's our latest post:

A Better Way to Measure Web Performance

How do you measure the performance of a website? There is a significant body of work on how to optimize websites for Performance, but how do you really know when you’ve done enough?