Dummy Images provides functionality for generating image placeholders which can be used for various purposes – set temporary feature images, filling blank spots, test and play around with different image sizes and etc.
The plugin gives you the option not only to generate a blank image but to customize it. You can easily select the dimensions, background color, text and text color of the dummy image.
Dummy Images main listing page
Generating new dummy image
Use the generated dummy image as featured image
How can I generate a dummy image?
In order to generate a dummy image, you need to go to the Dummy Images main page which is located under the
Media menu in the WordPress admin panel.
Where can I use the generated images?
The dummy images are directly uploaded in the default WordPress media and you’re able to use any of the dummy images wherever you need it – Featured images, content images, widgets and etc.
How can I customize the dummy image?
Customizing the dummy image can happen before generating it. You have the option to select background color, write some text on it and set a color of the text.
What is the size of the generated images?
The images are very lightweight. Here are some examples file sizes with a certain image dimensions:
– 64×64: 295B
– 128×128: 563B
– 512×512: 2KB
– 1024×1024: 5KB
- Download the zipped file.
- Extract and upload the entire
dummy-imagesfolder to the
- Go to the WordPress
Pluginsmenu and activate the plugin.
After that, you will find ‘Dummy Images’ menu in your WordPress admin panel as a submenu of
Initial version of the plugin