If you are a web designer and making beautiful websites for your clients or for selling market places like Themeforest or somewhere else then you may know about image copyright restrictions. You can’t use copyrighted images in your template. You must have to use your own created images or freeware images.
Time has changed now, no need to create your own images for your web design. You can use placeholder images or dummy images which are 100% free to use. There is lots of people did great job for this over online. Here I will show you some of the best placeholder image services which can be save your lots of time while making website templates.
Placehold is a simple image placeholder service that providing dummy images with various types. You can place images with custom colors, custom texts, image types (jpeg, jpg, png, gif) and of course image sizes.
Place IMG also providing very handy placeholder images. Use the sliders to set your image width, height and select image category, Now place the url into your IMG src attribute to display your dummy image.
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A simple dummy image placeholder service by Ashe Avenue. Use the urls into your src to show images.
Placecage is made by davecowart. It’s providing the popular Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage images as dummy image with custom sizes.
Fill murray is providing dummy images of Bill Murray which is an American actor and comedian. This service also created by davecowart.
Placebear is made by Otto. Get bears pictures as your placeholder image by this service. It’s providing only bears images. Put your height & width after the url which you will be found placebear website to get your custom size images.
Dynamic Dummy Image Generator
This placeholder image service is fantastic. It has very advance options to generate dummy images. I am personally using this service for my own designed templates. It’s created by Russell Heimlich. You can set various types options to the images like custom background, custom sizes, custom texts, image format (jpeg, png, gif) etc.
Get dummy images from 13 categories with colorful & gray colors. Use the sliders to set height & width for the placeholder images. This service made by felixholler.com .
Fpoim is made by Kyle Hayes. This is also a great service for dummy images. You can set custom sizes, custom background colors, texts colors, add caption etc.
PlaceKitten is made by Mark James. This service provides only Kittens pictures as placeholder images. Copy the Url which can be found placekitten website and put your width, height just after the url and place it your image src attribute to display the dummy images.
Placesheen placeholder images
Placesheen is a simple dummy image service. It’s providing only Charlie Sheen ( A American actor )images as placeholder image.
Generate gray or colorful images as placeholder dummy image. Placebeard is providiny placeholder dummy images for your website layout.
Get Steven Segal images as your placeholder dummy image. Note: Steven Segal is an American actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director, martial artist, musician, reserve deputy sheriff and entrepreneur.
P-hold is providing attractive placeholder image by CC-licenced on flickr.
Created by Cadeezo. By using this service you can get custom image sizes, get images from various Categories and lots more.
Dummy image generator
Dummy image generator is also an nice image generator for placeholder. It has lots of advanced options to get placeholder images like custom sizes, mix color, single color, mix photos and many more.
Fake Images Please
Fake Images please is a awesome service for dummy images. It has all options that a placeholder service need. You can generate placeholder images with custom sizes, custom background color, texts, font family etc.
Generate your dummy images through ipsum image service. It’s providing custom text, font size, foreground color or font color, background color, image types (png, jpeg, jpg) etc.
Flickholdr is created by Jonathan Foucher. It has nice interface to generate placeholder images. Just put image width, height and tag and get your placeholder dummy image.
Another dummy image generator for web designers. Use this service to generate dummy images for your web layout and save your lots of time.
This service made by Michael. Get grayscle or colorful images with custom sizes by using placebacn placeholder.
A simple placeholder dummy image service that provides only David Hasselhoff images as placeholder image which is an American actor.
I tried to bring some of the best placeholder image services to you. If I missed anyone that is also a great placeholder image service then feel free to let me know by commenting below. Thanks