Essence Theme

"Essence" stands for bringing the most essential part of your PHP Melody website to the attention of your visitors: your videos. Featuring big thumbnails that easily catch your visitors attention, Essence is the first PHP Melody theme that is designed to be compatible with all devices.
The fully responsive design adapts to the screen of desktop browsers, tablets and mobile phones without your visitor having to do anything. No need for a mobile site, one page for everyone. Custom configured players that support HTML5 technology next to the traditional flash player.


  • Fully responsive design
  • SEO optimized (one page for all devices)
  • New! Comes in 8 professional and beautiful color schemes
  • Compatible with mobile devices and tablets
  • HD thumbnails support for sharp images on the video page
  • Over 400 retina-ready icons
  • Full support for PHP Melody social module
  • HTML5 Enabled JW Player 5
  • Flowplayer 5.4 support
  • JW Player 6 support
  • New! Video.js player support
  • Easy 2-step installation
  • Ad Zones for both desktop, tablet and mobile ads


Essence demo

Latest updates

2015-12-22 v2.5 player compatibility fixes
2015-12-22 v2.5 featured categories and category page
2015-10-31 Updated flexslider to v2.5
2015-09-16 Add support for Watch Later button on all videos
2015-09-16 Added support for JW Player 7
2015-08-08 Updated flowplayer to v6.0.3
2015-05-05 Favicons part 2
2015-05-05 Favicons and Add to Homescreen for Android/iOS/Windows
2015-05-05 PHP Melody v2.3.1 compatibility
2015-03-20 Updated videojs to version 4.12.5
2015-03-20 Video.js HD thumbs, dropdown menu and icon alignment bugfixes
2015-02-20 Added 6 new color schemes


Licence: Themes Licence
Available since: May 1st 2013
Last updated: Sep 16th 2015
Delivery: Instant
Price reduced! € 59.00
Price (single licence): € 45.00

Works with:
  • PHP Melody 2.0
  • PHP Melody 2.1
  • PHP Melody 2.2.1
  • PHP Melody 2.3.1
  • PHP Melody 2.4
  • PHP Melody 2.5

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* Essence is licenced per domain. If you want to install it on multiple domains you own, you have to purchase a multi-domain licence for € 30,00 extra. These extra domains are non-transferrable. You cannot sell part of your licence.
** Themes come with 6 months free of updates. After 6 months a user can buy lifetime support for future updates.