Designers can often find themselves in a chicken-egg situation when it comes to populating their designs with content. In order to create a final design, you need to know where the content will sit on each page. This is where placeholder text (Lorem Ipsum) comes into play.

“Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum”

loremipsum-1 Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

This standard passage of Lorem Ipsum has been used since the 15th Century and is today used by designers and typographers all over the world, to give their client a feel of what the final website / brochure / flyer will look like, without the client needing to provide the content upfront.

This is where the sample content generators come in. These generators allow you to create dummy text based on many different things, from Movies and TV show quotes to different types of cheese and so much more!

WARNING

Some of these generators may create content with swear words or offensive content.

Pick a star and generate!

picksum1 Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample (Morgan Freeman): I now issue a new commandment: thou shalt do the dance. I did the same thing to gandhi, he didn’t eat for three weeks. 

www.picksumipsum.co.uk

 

 It Tint int tin!

yorkshire Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample: Dahn t’coil oil. Nobbut a lad tell thi summat for nowt tintintin michael palin.

T’Lipsum is Yorkshire Lorem Ipsum Generator for Yorkshire Folks!

https://ipsico.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/tlipsum-yorkshire-lorem-ipsum/

 

 Brains…. More..Brainsss….

zombie Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample: Zombie ipsum reversus ab viral inferno, nam rick grimes malum cerebro

http://www.zombieipsum.com/

 

Garrr this be a good find!

pirate Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample: Crimp plunder Shiver me timbers piracy chantey careen draught interloper hail-shot skysail. Skysail Plate Fleet Sea Legs capstan brigantine lanyard list snow jack strike colors.

http://pirateipsum.me/

 

I am the one who knocks generates

breakingbad Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample: No speeches. Short speech. You lost your partner today. What’s his name – Emilio? Emilio is going to prison.

http://www.heisenbergipsum.com/

 

Mmmmm! Tasty!

cupcake Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample: Lollipop toffee jujubes marzipan chocolate cake. Carrot cake bonbon muffin dragée. 

http://www.cupcakeipsum.com/

 

Something, something Hipster!

hipster Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample: Synth chambray sartorial sriracha yr disrupt, selfies Carles Neutra Helvetica. Lomo food truck Truffaut lo-fi bitters Tonx.

http://hipsum.co/

 

Nothing like an ice cold beer

beer Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample: Pitching beer craft beer abbey; primary fermentation wheat beer glass hoppy additive berliner weisse copper.

http://beeripsum.com/

 

Something smells a little cheesy here…

cheese Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample: Edam goat cow. Paneer cut the cheese hard cheese bocconcini fromage frais bavarian bergkase caerphilly melted cheese.

http://www.cheeseipsum.co.uk/

 

Image Placeholders

placeit Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample Code: <img src=”http://placehold.it/350×150″>
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nic Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample Code: <img src=”http://www.placecage.com/200/300″>
www.placecage.com

 

owl Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample Code: <img src=”http://placecreature.com/300/400″>
www.placecreature.com

 

kitty Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample Code: <img src=”http://placekitten.com/200/300″>
www.placekitten.com

 

iceicebaby Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample Code: <img src=”http://nicenicejpg.com/600/400″>

www.nicenicejpg.com

 

corgi Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Also supports place holder videos!

Sample Code: <img src=”http://placecorgi.com/260/180″>
www.placecorgi.com

 

instasrc Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content
Sample Code: <img src=”http://instasrc.com/400×400″>
www.instasrc.com

 

murray Useful Tools for Populating Your Design With Sample Content

Sample Code: <img src=”http://fillmurray.com/200/300″>
www.fillmurray.com