Lorem ipsum

Updated: 11/16/2019 by Computer Hope
Lorem ipsum

Originating in the 1500s, lorem ipsum is one of the oldest and most common examples of placeholder text. It usually consists of randomly generated words that make up nonsensical Latin. Today, it is used to preview typefaces, fonts, and page layouts. For example, a news columnist may need to preview the look of their new page front page, but may not have the content to fill it.


See the Lorem Ipsum website for further information and tools to generate this text.

Lorem ipsum example

Below is an example of a Lorem ipsum paragraph of text. This text could be repeated several times to be used as a placeholder.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

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