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Lots of Ipsum

Published by Chris Coyier

There is just too many awesome Lorem Ipsum (placeholder) text generators going around lately not to round them up.

Cupcake Ipsum

Dragée soufflé sweet roll gummi bears. Tiramisu chocolate macaroon jelly chocolate bar jujubes icing. Faworki bear claw brownie pudding caramels chocolate. Cake chocolate chocolate. Cake bonbon lollipop caramels cheesecake pastry cotton candy. Pastry applicake oat cake donut powder croissant brownie cookie. Bear claw bonbon candy canes sweet chocolate cheesecake halvah candy canes. Ice cream gummies gummi bears sweet cookie. Halvah tootsie roll cheesecake. Ice cream ice cream candy lemon drops biscuit topping.


Bender, quit destroying the universe! I decline the title of Iron Cook and accept the lesser title of Zinc Saucier, which I just made up. Uhh… also, comes with double prize money. So, how 'bout them Knicks? Soon enough. Look, everyone wants to be like Germany, but do we really have the pure strength of 'will'? Goodbye, cruel world. Goodbye, cruel lamp. Goodbye, cruel velvet drapes, lined with what would appear to be some sort of cruel muslin and the cute little pom-pom curtain pull cords. Cruel though they may be…

Samuel L. Ipsum

Do you see any Teletubbies in here? Do you see a slender plastic tag clipped to my shirt with my name printed on it? Do you see a little Asian child with a blank expression on his face sitting outside on a mechanical helicopter that shakes when you put quarters in it? No? Well, that's what you see at a toy store. And you must think you're in a toy store, because you're here shopping for an infant named Jeb.

Hipster Ipsum

Readymade sustainable sartorial vice 8-bit, letterpress ethical beard lo-fi mustache craft beer banh mi mlkshk cred. Messenger bag banksy williamsburg cliche, biodiesel butcher gentrify farm-to-table sartorial 3 wolf moon beard twee. Beard DIY thundercats whatever, locavore 3 wolf moon put a bird on it Austin helvetica. Aesthetic salvia mcsweeney's cred brunch. Banh mi scenester mlkshk, american apparel DIY put a bird on it keffiyeh lo-fi. Wayfarers sartorial food truck stumptown brooklyn, mustache keytar vice VHS single-origin coffee cliche cardigan whatever. Irony lo-fi farm-to-table, letterpress aesthetic blog craft beer organic portland hoodie Austin whatever.

Bogan Ipsum

She'll be right dero also trent from punchy jackaroo. He's got a massive cook my he hasn't got a schooner. As dry as a your shout when mad as a pig's arse. Lets throw a prezzy no dramas she'll be right stoked. Mad as a bored sh*tless with gutful of doovalacky. As busy as a apples no worries chunder.

Bacon Ipsum

Bacon ipsum dolor sit amet rump turkey short ribs corned beef ground round, tri-tip biltong pancetta pork belly chuck shoulder. Ribeye pork loin andouille, corned beef sausage drumstick beef prosciutto pork. Tenderloin turkey chicken chuck. Swine boudin corned beef pastrami tongue. Swine shankle pork belly tenderloin tri-tip rump, andouille fatback biltong venison short ribs tail ham hock. Cow chicken turducken jowl, fatback frankfurter sirloin biltong. Rump salami short ribs kielbasa venison turducken.


Probably not great for most client work or school projects: Swearem Ipsum and Trolleum Ipsum

My own, with HTML tags: HTML-Ipsum

For images:, Placekitten, Placedog, and Placebear.


  1. Exteme funny list,
    hipster lipsum is so hipster!

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    I’ve been using placekitten for images but I am unbelievably happy that I can now use BEARS. Mucho excite.

  3. I recently started using Cupcake Ipsum but had to stop as it made me too hungry at work…

  4. Whymarrh
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    I’m shocked that there are so many! Isn’t one enough? People, stop creating these apps. Please. Just stop.

    … but Samuel L Ipsum is hilarious! I will be using that for all future projects. Love it.

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    lol, these sites are getting outta control

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    Thanks for writing about Cupcake Ipsum! Lots of love from the Applicake team :-)

  7. Don’t forget Journo Ipsum as well.

  8. I’ve got one that I wrote a while back. Features about a dozen different styles including tech, hillbilly, metropolitan, and more:

  9. Gustavo Díaz Jaimes
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  10. Guillermo
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    Hey… don’t forget

  11. Hah, great selection.

  12. Gosh so many of them! When we created there were not many similar sites. LOL

  13. I think the theory behind Lorem Ipsum can be changed, to create more meaningful texts. For example, why not decorating the latest news module demo, with real headers, instead of some crap?

    Also imagine that a demo theme, contains a complete sample data with itself. Don’ you feel better?

    I guess the first step is to use meaningful arbitrary words. Then we can generate sentences. Then paragraphs.

  14. Ivan
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    Y U NO API? (except Fillerama)

  15. Chris – These are brilliant. Thanks for sharing!

  16. Our multi-lingual Lorem 2 is not hip but it’s easy to use. :)

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    This is great especially if you’ve already memorized Lorem Ipsum :)

  18. I really like Littleipsum ( for mac. Nice lorem generator that’s directly on your menu bar.

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    great share! :) love all but I’m going to use “the simpsons” from now on.. :)

  20. I like the cupcake ipsum one the best. Why are cupcakes so fun lately?

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    simply lol

  22. Phil Doughty
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    Coming from neighbouring a country
    (New Zealand) Bogan Ipsum made me grin

  23. Matthew Bibby
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    I really like this dashboard widget:

    (it’s not funny, but it is beautifully designed)

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    Love Samuel L. Jackson Ipsum, made me mother^&@# laugh!

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    Good content but, where’s like button? #fail

  26. Above the “Previous Blog Post” bar. FAIL.

    Also Chris, you gave yourself a gold star. Is that allowed? :-)

  27. Not quite as funny, but may (hopefully) be a bit more useful is …It generates all the WordPress markup it’s possible for a client to create using the Tiny MCE editor.

    Just finished it, hopefully somebody will use it!

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