Lorem ipsum placeholder text dates all the way back to the 16th century. Used originally as a sample printing text, it’s been widely adopted across the web by designers and developers wanting realistic and natural looking text before the real website copy has been supplied.

Whilst the original lorem ipsum consists of Latin-looking text, the web has seen the creation of various themed generators covering everything from 50 Shades of Grey to cats. We’ve put together the list of the quirkiest – yet still practical – lorem ipsum generators we’ve come across.

They’re all very easy to use – choose the number of paragraphs and click the button to generate your fun (and different!) placeholder text. Enjoy!

Cupcake Ipsum

The first resource in the list is also the sweetest – Cupcake Ipsum not only looks adorable, but will provide you with delicious sugar-themed placeholder text. Not one for those trying to avoid the doughnuts!

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Fifty Shades Generator

This adult-themed generator will provide you with text snippets from the popular Fifty Shades of Grey novel. Please note that this is not safe for work and you may want to avoid it on non-adult-themed websites if there is a chance it may get indexed by the search engines.

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T’Lipsum

If you’ve ever wanted Yorkshire dialect placeholder text for your site (and who wouldn’t), then T’Lipsum is for you.

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Veggie Ipsum

Vegetarians and vegans alike will love this veggie-themed lorem ipsum generator. Fantastic for food and restaurant websites, Veggie Ipsum is the healthiest text generator we came across.

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Game of Ipsum

Based on the popular Games of Thrones books (and TV series), this generator is a must for anyone who likes geeky placeholder text.

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Fillerati

This lorem ipsum generator gives you the opportunity to select from a range of “out of copyright” titles.

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Gangsta Ipsum

Great for anyone who wants to be – ironically or otherwise – down with the kids. Dope izzle pimpin’.

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Kitty Ipsum

This is the Internet, after all. If you can think of it, there’s probably a cat version of it somewhere. Kitty Ipsum is the generator of choice for feline web designers worldwide.

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Hipster Ipsum

We’re not quite sure why this isn’t just called ‘Hipsum’, but this lorem ipsum generator means you can be bang on trend with your placeholder text.

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Fillerama

Pick your placeholder text from a series of geeky TV shows, including Futurama, Dexter and Star Wars.

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Bacon Ipsum

If you’re a die-hard carnivore, then Bacon Ipsum is the placeholder generator of your dreams. Mmmm, bacon.

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