Ditch ‘Lorem Ipsum’ for these 5 great alternatives

If you are a web professional, chances are good that you’ve seen or used the standard “lorem ipsum” copy placeholder for one reason or another. But what if we told you that there were better, geekier alternatives?

Sure, you could argue that there is nothing geekier than using a dead language that has been around since 75 BC. But really, doesn’t that make its use a little…tired? Let’s put a little bit of fun back into web development!

5 of our favorite alternatives to “lorem ipsum:”

  1. DeLorean Ipsum

    Put a little bit of the 80’s science fiction classic movie series into your web development project, with this great ‘Back to the Future’ copy generator. Oh, and don’t worry. This copy isn’t “heavy,” so your webpages won’t load slowly, doc.

  2. Hipster Ipsum

    Put on your best flannel shirt, and grab a cup of freshly roasted, pour-over coffee. This generator is designed to release your website’s inner hipster.

  3. Hodor Ipsum

    Hodor? Hodor hodor hodor.

  4. Whedon Ipsum

    If you’re a fan of writer/director Joss Whedon, you’ll love this generator of (seriously strange) Whedonisms.

  5. Sagan Ipsum

    We’ve saved the best for last – this Carl Sagan lorem ipsum generator is our favorite of the bunch, delivering space and science related quotes from the man himself. When you put this placeholder copy on your website, the cosmos awaits!

Do you have a favorite lorem ipsum generator?

Share it with us in the comments below, or tweet @UptrendsMonitor! We’d love to see what you come up with!

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