Dummy Images

Description

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.

Screenshots

  • Dummy Images main listing page
  • Generating new dummy image
  • Use the generated dummy image as featured image

Installation

  1. Download the zipped file.
  2. Extract and upload the entire dummy-images folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Go to the WordPress Plugins menu and activate the plugin.

After that, you will find ‘Dummy Images’ menu in your WordPress admin panel as a submenu of Media menu.

FAQ

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

Contributors & Developers

“Dummy Images” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0

Initial version of the plugin