Lorem Ipsum Generators

Many designers use lorem ipsum text blocks in their designs to make the look & feel of the design like there is a real content inside.

What is lorem ipsum?

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was popularised in the 1960s with the release of Letraset sheets containing Lorem Ipsum passages, and more recently with desktop publishing software like Aldus PageMaker including versions of Lorem Ipsum.

Online lorem ipsum generators, plugins & extensions:

Online: http://www.lipsum.com/
Online: http://www.lorem-ipsum.info/generator
Online: http://johno.jsmf.net/knowhow/ngrams/index.php (has other text options)
Online: http://www.i-r-genius.com/lipsum.html
Dreamweaver extension: http://www.technocurve.co.uk/index.php?fn=downloads
Firefox plugin: http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/198

  • Mike

    quite happy with the fire fox plugin, a little slow sometimes though

  • John

    another good one is http://designertext.com and it has a few different templates that are easy to grab the html for

  • http://www.zemoon.com omBRE

    Check link number 3 (it is the same as link number 2)

  • http://www.webresourcesdepot.com Umut M.

    @omBRE, thanks for informing. I just fixed it.

  • anette

    here is another nice one:

  • Kronom

    The best lorem ipsum genetator:

    It generates PDF, images and also dummy text.

  • http://me.mikelee.org Mike Lee

    In case you’re as confounded as I am over all the made-up “Web 2.0” startup names out there, I made a lorem ipsum generator that uses them: http://web20ipsum.com/ 😉

  • http://www.loremipsumgenerator.co.uk/ The Online Text Generator

    Here’s another great generator with some interesting options that allow comical text – UK dialetcs and more.

  • http://www.loremipsumgenerator.co.uk/ Dave