17 Creative Alternatives to Lorem Ipsum

What if we added a fun twist to our dearest dummy text?

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It gets boring seeing the same placeholder text in every mockup. And, apparently, Lorem Ipsum has been around since the 1500s. Doesn’t our dearest dummy text deserve a break?

I’ve gathered 17 creative, funny alternatives to Lorem Ipsum and listed them below. As they’re all pretty diverse, I’m sure there is at least one that matches you (or your client). Who says mockups can’t be fun?

Screencapture (https://2020-ipsum.com/)

“Coronavirus flatten the curve quaranteam sourdough bread UFO home office drive-in take out order.” — 2020 in one sentence!

Screencapture (http://www.cheeseipsum.co.uk/)

Cheese lover? Join the club and “Let’s Generate Some Cheese”!

Screencapture (https://hipsum.co/)

You can either go “neat” hipster or Latin hipster. Start with “I’m baby” or not. Everything I’ve ever wanted from a placeholder text.

Screencapture (https://pirateipsum.me/)

Ay, ay, Captain! Are you ready to conquer the sea of dummy texts?

Screencapture (https://www.pommyipsum.com/)

Use the official text generator of the British Empire and add a sassy twist to your projects.

Screencapture (http://www.cupcakeipsum.com/)

Got a sweet tooth? Then this one is made for you!

Screencapture (http://officeipsum.com/)

Choose from meeting Ipsum, typical feedback Ipsum, or the old fashioned Ipsum. It’s perfect if you’ve been missing the office life.

Screencapture (http://www.catipsum.com/)

What project couldn’t benefit from the purr-effect?

Screencapture (https://baconipsum.com/)

Caution: avoid this one when presenting projects to non-meat eaters.

Screencapture (http://fillerama.io/)

Fan of Doctor Who, Futurama, Dexter, Arrested Development, or The Simpsons? Star Wars and Monty Python and the Holy Grail are here too. I’m never using another tool again!

Screencapture (http://www.zombieipsum.com/)

Regular? Lite? Or 50% More Braiiinnnns? If you want to impress, go with the latter one. “De braaaiiiins apocalypsi gorger omero prefrontal cortex undead survivor fornix dictum mauris.” — This is exactly how all dummy texts should look like.

Screencapture (https://laurenhallden.com/datingipsum/)

Would you like your dummy text “Typical inane jabber” or “With a side of crazy sauce”?

Screencapture (http://legalipsum.com/)

Fancy something a bit more serious? Well, you’re not really in the right place, as this one is “For those times when you need some legal-sounding gibberish but don’t have the budget to hire a lawyer at $400/hr.”.

Screencapture (https://bluthipsum.com/)

Want your project to be perfect? Sprinkle some Arrested Development quotes into it!

Screencapture (https://litipsum.com/)

This one is for your classic fiction lover side.

Screencapture (http://www.monocleipsum.com/)

Raise the level of your project’s fanciness. If you want to pull this one off, tophat is required!

Screencapture (http://saganipsum.com/)

Let Carl Sagan’s quotes make your project transcend the limits of amazingness!

I want to keep the list going — if you know another fun alternative to Lorem Ipsum, let me know in the comments!

Marketing at Evozon | MA student in Communication and Advertising | Constantly learning and growing