dummy-text | Vaadin

Web component library to easily add dummy texts to your web.


Simple and tiny web components library to easily add dummy texts & dummy names to your web.
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Add dummy texts and dummy names to your web just by using <dummy-text> & <dummy-name> vanilla web components (no frontend framework is required).

You can choose between 9 diffrent dummy texts. Length of dummy text is defined by a number of sentences/words/characters.

Available dummy texts:

  • Lorem Ipsum
  • Far far away
  • Pangram
  • Werther
  • Kafka
  • Cicero
  • Cicero (en)
  • Li Europan lingues
  • Li Europan lingues (en)

You can also use random male/female names, random female names, random male names and fixed male/female names (same name every time).

Available dummy names:

  • 10000 unique female names
  • 10000 unique male names

Getting started


Vanilla web (no frontend framework)

Put the following script tag into the head element of your html file.

<script src='https://unpkg.com/dummy-text@latest/dist/dummy-text.js'></script>


Install package via NPM.

npm i dummy-text

Add CUSTOM_ELEMENTS_SCHEMA into the AppModule schemas.

import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { CUSTOM_ELEMENTS_SCHEMA, NgModule } from '@angular/core';

import { AppComponent } from './app.component';

  declarations: [AppComponent],
  imports: [BrowserModule],
  bootstrap: [AppComponent],
export class AppModule {}

Call defineCustomElements() function in main.ts.

import { enableProdMode } from '@angular/core';
import { platformBrowserDynamic } from '@angular/platform-browser-dynamic';

import { AppModule } from './app/app.module';
import { environment } from './environments/environment';

import { defineCustomElements } from 'dummy-text';

if (environment.production) {

  .catch(err => console.log(err));

Usage examples - Dummy text

Default dummy text (Lorem ipsum) Test on CodePen

  <h1>5 sentences</h1>
  <p><dummy-text sentences="5"></dummy-text></p>

  <h1>20 words</h1>
  <p><dummy-text words="20"></dummy-text></p>

  <h1>150 characters</h1>
  <p><dummy-text characters="150"></dummy-text></p>

Specific dummy text Test on CodePen

  <h1>Far far away</h1>
  <p><dummy-text text="far-far-away" sentences="3"></dummy-text></p>

  <p><dummy-text text="pangram" characters="150"></dummy-text></p>

  <p><dummy-text text="werther" words="20"></dummy-text></p>

  <p><dummy-text text="kafka" sentences="3"></dummy-text></p>

  <p><dummy-text text="cicero" words="15"></dummy-text></p>

  <h1>Cicero (en)</h1>
  <p><dummy-text text="cicero-en" characters="100"></dummy-text></p>

  <h1>Li Europan lingues</h1>
  <p><dummy-text text="li-europan-lingues" sentences="3"></dummy-text></p>

  <h1>Li Europan lingues (en)</h1>
  <p><dummy-text text="li-europan-lingues-en" words="25"></dummy-text></p>

  <h1>Lorem Ipsum</h1>
  <p><dummy-text text="lorem-ipsum" sentences="3"></dummy-text></p>

Usage examples - Dummy names

Test on CodePen

  <h1>Random male/female name</h1>

  <h1>Random female name</h1>
  <dummy-name type="female"></dummy-name>

  <h1>Random male name</h1>
  <dummy-name type="male"></dummy-name>

  <h1>Fixed female names</h1>
  <dummy-name type="1"></dummy-name>
  <dummy-name type="6578"></dummy-name>
  <dummy-name type="10000"></dummy-name>

  <h1>Fixed male names</h1>
  <dummy-name type="10001"></dummy-name>
  <dummy-name type="14567"></dummy-name>
  <dummy-name type="20000"></dummy-name>


Dummy text web component

description: display dummy text of defined length
component tag: dummy-text

property type default value description
sentences number undefined The number of sentences to display
words number undefined The number of words to display
characters number undefined The number of characters to display
text (optional) string 'lorem-ipsum' The identifier of dummy text to use

Dummy text identifiers:

  • lorem-ipsum
  • far-far-away
  • pangram
  • werther
  • kafka
  • cicero
  • cicero-en
  • li-europan-lingues
  • li-europan-lingues-en

Dummy name web component

description: display random/fixed female/male name
component tag: dummy-name

property type default value description
type (optional) 'male' / 'female' / number undefined The gender of random name or number for fixed name

Fixed name numbers:

  • 1 .. 10000 Female names
  • 10001 .. 20000 Male names




Link to this version
ImportedReleased 23 July 2018MIT License
Framework Support
Browser Independent
Install with
npm install dummy-text"@1.0.3"
Run the above npm command in your project folder. If you have any issues installing, please contact the author.
Release notes - Version 1.0.3