I love to create digital products.

I'm Jeffrey, a freelance web developer based in the Netherlands. I love building digital products.

As a freelance PHP developer, I get to work with great tools like Laravel and WordPress to do just that.



Tools of the trade


Through the years, I have worked with several PHP frameworks. I find that Laravel is by far the best to work with. It allows me to create great web apps and API's. I love the surrounding community and how it's widely used around the world.
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namespace Jeffreyvr\SimpleMedia;

use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Relations\BelongsToMany;

trait HasMedia
    public function mediaByGroup($group): BelongsToMany
        return $this->media()->where('media.group', $group);

    // ...


WordPress has been around for a long time and is the most used CMS in the world. It's a great tool to build a solid website.

WordPress has a huge community providing with tons of plugins and themes, but sometimes you need customization. That's where I come in.

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function tailpress_asset( $path ) {
	if ( wp_get_environment_type() === 'production' ) {
		return get_stylesheet_directory_uri() . '/' . $path;

	return add_query_arg( 'time', time(),  get_stylesheet_directory_uri() . '/' . $path );

Latest blogs

2023 Year in review
This year, my Year in Review is not a blogpost, but a post on X instead: Short version of Year in review this time:✅ First Laracon at
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WordPress and Composer
Using Composer to manage and load packages is commonplace in PHP projects, and most of the time, it just works. However, if you're developing a WordPress plugin or theme, you might encounter some challenges.
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What I've worked on

A few awesome projects where I get to do what I love.

Made for open source with Laravel, Livewire, Alpine.js, Tailwind CSS
DropBlockEditor is an open source package block editor made with and for Laravel Livewire.
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Made for Lewiens with WordPress, Tailwind CSS
Portfolio and blog website for Lewiens. Photographer, Filmmaker and Storyteller.
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Easy Liveblogs
Made for open source with WordPress
Easy Liveblogs is an open-source plugin for WordPress which aims to allow people to easily add liveblogs to their site.
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