Latest version: 1.6 (Updated on 26 July 2008)

Evanescence, my first ever WordPress theme is a simple blue on white fluid width theme with two columns. The theme is released under GPL. Feel free to use the theme on your WordPress weblog and provide your valuable feedback. Contact me if you have any problems installing the theme or if you find any defect that needs a fix.

Evanescence WordPress theme screenshot

Preview the theme.


  • Fluid width
  • Two columns
  • Right hand sidebar
  • Supports sidebar widgets, tags for posts, gravatars
  • Compatible upto WordPress version 2.6
  • XHTML and CSS validated


The theme can be downloaded from the WordPress theme directory.


  1. Extract the evanescence.zip file in a convenient location
  2. Copy the ‘evanescence’ folder to ‘/wp-content/themes/’ directory in your web server.
  3. Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels
  4. Select the ‘Design’ menu.
  5. Select the Evanescence theme from the available list of themes to preview
  6. Activate the theme.
  7. Click ‘View Site’ at the top of the Panel’s screen. Your selection should immediately become active.

Check this page regularly for updates and newer versions of the theme.