My name is Joni and I am a web developer. And a mother. And a runner. And a music lover. And a ukulele student. And an eclectic reader. And an overzealous baker. And a ridiculously slow knitter.

But, this site is really only about those first two things.

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After years of maintaining two different sites — personal and professional — I got tired of the overhead involved in splitting my online self in two.

So… welcome to my new, unified, simplified website! If you previously enjoyed thatdevgirl.com, all of that content is here (particularly the blog). My personal and professional blogs are now combined into a single “me!” blog.

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Creating block.json for a WordPress block

12 November 2020

I have been creating custom WordPress blocks since Gutenberg was in beta, though the vast majority are for work. But this week, I added my very first block to the WordPress block directory. (Hooray for my Color Palette!!) Anyone can create a plugin that adds a block to your WordPress…

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