Based in Bournemouth since 2015, a full-stack web developer for a digital agency. In my spare time I work as a freelancer and love playing around with new and exciting web stuff and gadgets.


On this blog I happily talk about techy, geeky and (for me) fun stuff. I will be talking about all the problems / challenges I find in my day to day job, with examples, and how I have fixed those things. And maybe some of my 3D printing projects.

If you are having problems with your site, or need some work done, do not hesitate to contact me for a quick chat.

07-493102199 or
If calling during work hours leave a message and I will call you back as soon as I can!




Do I need Https on my website?

YES YOUR SITE NEEDS HTTPS. You own a website, you need to have a secure one. Not only does it create a secure feeling for your visitor, but also gives you better page-rank on Google. There is not a single valid reason anymore to not do https:// Here's some reasons not to have https:// proved false:…

Ruben Lavooij

Magento 1.9.x cron problem solving

(most of this works for Magento2 too) What is not working? cronjobs in magento are not firing. This limits the the automated parts of the website. like sending e-mails, stocks, exports etc. this is a critical magento process and should work at all times. How to troubleshoot? Server Log in to the ser…

Ruben Lavooij