About Us

Matt and Jessica Beck by Campbell Salgado Studios

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Jessica Neuman Beck and Matt Beck, a designer and a developer based in the gorgeous town of Portland, OR. We love developing great web sites for very small businesses.

We build our sites using WordPress and Shopify to keep costs low and customers happy. We authored the latest version of the WordPress Visual QuickStart Guide for Peachpit Press (see below) and have spoken about WordPress at WordCamp PDX and Drink.Write.

Jessica Neuman Beck:

Jessica is a designer & illustrator specializing in clean, usable WordPress and Shopify themes with a unique design flair. She’s spoken at WordCamp PDX and Drink.Write 2010 and has published articles about everything from weddings on the cheap to optimizing your website copy.

Matt Beck:

Matt is a designer and developer specializing in PHP and Javascript. He’s been featured on the Shopify blog and is a member of the Shopify Advisory Council.

The Book:

WordPress Visual QuickStart Guide

Matt and Jessica Beck are the authors of the WordPress Visual QuickStart Guide from Peachpit Press. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about setting up and running a WordPress blog in this handy guide.

We love WordPress (this site is running on it) and writing this book was a blast. You can also visit the WordPress Visual QuickStart Guide companion site for information, code snippets, articles and more.