Essenza - Responsive Multi-purpose Grid Portfolio Theme

With the greatest care for details, we have put together Essenza: a perfectly responsive and beautiful WordPress grid portfolio with premium options. Essenza’s versatility in combination with its minimal design make it the perfect solution for every portfolio. It comes with a massive admin including a template customizer, drag&drop pagebuilder, custom visual slider builder and unlimited fonts, colors, backgrounds and sidebars. Importing the demo content from either the light or dark version with one click gets you going with Essenza in no time! Enjoy!

What Essenza’s users are saying:

I had to find some time to leave a comment. This Theme is beautyful and super easy to customize. Possibilities are almost endless without having to write a single line of code. The page builder is idiot proof (I’m entitled to say that) and for any questions you may have it looks like there’s someone in the support working just for you: superfast answers and simple solutions always. 5 stars! – felicedellagatta
I wanted to tell all prospective buyers that the Essence team has been great: I had a problem and had it fixed me with a lot of professionalism. Talented and professional! Long life! Good job!!! Thank you so much! – surgelata
I really love Essenza. What an amazing theme you’ve created. I am a happy user – one can be creative and everything looks stunning. Many thanks for the hard work and for fixing the few bugs so quickly and for improving and implementing suggestions so fast. Wow! All the best with future developments. I am looking forward to seeing what plusquare comes up with next. – yvonheyns
Just installed this. AWESOME theme. Great flexibility and control panel options. And major thumbs up for the support! – mariana_aurelio
It’s been a pleasure working with the Essenza theme and the support and theme updates from plusquare have been awesome. I have now added plusquare to my VERY SHORT list of preferred theme developers. Thanks guys! – kaga
I really think that you’ve done an incredible work. It is really well done and very simple to configure. Everyone can create an awesome site with your theme! – naryalin
Best theme I have seen here so far! – notorious667
Fantastic, I just bought it straight away after testing on 3 devices. Exactely what i was looking for! I´m in love :-)elevation01
Just a few words to say that this Team is very professionnal. Unike some teams this one consider your request with great attention. I’m actually near 40 themes bought. So if this theme suit you. Buy it. Thanks again for your job and your customers concideration :smitten:SDNETWORLD
Sweetness wrapped in code. – revovideo
AMAZING!! I am meeting the client that I bought this awesome theme for tomm, but she doesn’t have much content yet so needed to show her how it could look built out… IN 5 MINS Had it looking like your demo! WooooHoooooo #LUVYA #Plusquare! A Quick 5 Stars rating and BIG FAN of yours already! – sterlingwilliam

Key features

Feature list:

  • iOS7 compatible
  • WordPress 3.8.1 tested and approved
  • Built with Bootstrap 3
  • 4 completely different demos to import with a single click
  • Style switcher to switch styles on the flow
  • Minimal and versatile design perfect for every portfolio
  • Perfectly responsive
  • Retina ready (crisp images on any resolution)
  • Insane custom fullscreen slider
  • Massive admin with template customizer, pagebuilder, custom visual slider builder and unlimited possibilities
  • Built with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Smooth scrolling enabled
  • Sticky header with integrated search
  • Dynamic image loading, the right size for the right resolution
  • Thorough social integration (Vimeo, Youtube, DailyMotion, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, SoundCloud, Instagram, Flickr, Dribbble, Behance, LinkedIn, Tumblr, etc.)
  • SEO optimised and easy Google analytics integration
  • Dynamic AJAX page loading
  • Multilingual, super easy language translation
  • Drag&drop sortable portfolio and galleries
  • Custom Essenza icons and a huge set of FontAwesome v4.0 icons
  • 600+ Google fonts
  • 3 different blog layouts with 8 different post types
  • Visual shortcode generator with many useful shortcodes
  • Unlimited colors
  • Unique backgrounds and sidebars possible on every page
  • Facebook login for blog comments
  • Developed with WP_DEBUG enabled
  • Supports child themes
  • Compatible with popular plugins like Jetpack, Contact Form 7 and Gravity
  • Thorough documentation
  • Free lifetime updates and support
  • Just check out the preview!
  • Admin:
  • Extensive template customizer with many general theme settings
  • Visual page builder with many shortcodes
  • Visual sidebar builder to create unique sidebars for each page
  • Unlimited colors
  • 600+ Google fonts
  • Over 500 FontAwesome and custom icons
  • Beautiful custom visual slider builder
  • Create unlimited portfolio, blog and gallery pages

  • Portfolio:
  • Responsive, categorized and sortable grid
  • Create multiple portfolios on one website
  • Support for images, Vimeo, Youtube and DailyMotion
  • Set each item to fullscreen, fit or normal
  • Make portfolio items direct links to external projects
  • Optionable Ken Burns effect for each item
  • Slideshow on/off

  • Galleries:
  • Responsive, categorized and sortable grid
  • Dynamic width enabling a different amount of columns
  • 4 different types of possible items (Image, Video, Audio or Links)

  • Blogs:
  • 3 completely custom blog layouts (Regular, Masonry and Mosaic)!
  • Mosaic is a unique blog layout on ThemeForest!
  • Switch between custom blog layout with one click!
  • 8 different post formats (Text, Slider, Image, Image gallery, Video (Vimeo, Youtube, DailyMotion), Audio (Self-hosted, SoundCloud), Quote, Tweet)

  • Custom Slider:
  • Unique responsiveness control enabling proper viewing on desktop as well as mobile phone!
  • Great slider builder that makes creating your slider easy and fun
  • Ken Burns effect enabled
  • Changelog & Update history

    Last update: v2.2 7th of April 2014

    Contact & help

    Get support!Follow plusquare on Envato!Follow plusquare on Envato!

    Credits

    Beautiful images were used with the permission of:
  • Marius Fahrner
  • Den Brooks
  • Pavel Emelyanov
  • Helder Oliveira
  • Nicki van Roon
  • JR Schmidt
  • Krešimir Kraljevic
  • Dmitry Prudnikov
  • Martin Grohs
  • Patrick Monkel
  • Michael Afonso
  • Asher Abbasi
  • Ralph Vaessen
  • Mark Lenssen
  • Thomas Gerritsen
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