The Internet's Best Placeholder Image Sites for Web Development
So you're making a site but you haven't got the images ready. You'll need placeholders, but things are changing quick and you don't want to make a bunch of images you'll eventually throw away.
Enter placeholder image sites. The de factor standard for these sites is that you call a URL similar to sitename.com/width/height and you'll get an image back. Sometimes you can add text, or add a g for gray scale. You'd be surprised how much more compelling it makes basic layouts.
For example, <img src="http://fillmurray.com/200/300"> gets you this:
Here's a collection of the web's best sites for dynamic placeholder images.
The internet was missing the ability to provide custom-sized placeholder images of Nicolas Cage. Now it can.
- Calm: http://placecage.com/200/300
- Gray: http://placecage.com/g/200/300
- CRAZY: http://placecage.com/c/200/300
The internet was missing the ability to provide custom-sized placeholder images of Bill Murray.
More complex but more flexible, DummyImage lets you do colors, gradients and announce the size.
For example http://dummyimage.com/450x250/f00/fff is
The original and cleanest, you get gray placeholders.
For Placement Only is similar.
http://fpoimg.com/300x300?text=Hanselman gets you:
Like bacon? http://baconmockup.com/300/200
Did I miss any awesome ones?
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