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

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.

360 Scouting Insights
Made for 360 Scouting B.V. with Laravel, Tailwind CSS, Livewire
360 Scouting Insights provides sporting directors and (chief) scouts with detailed data and scouting reports of soccer players.
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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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Made for open source with WordPress, Tailwind CSS
A starter theme for WordPress that provides you with a handy Tailwind CSS optimized setup. Initially made to speed my own development process and later made publicly available on GitHub.
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