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Dummy Content For WordPress Development

When developing your own WordPress theme, it helps to have some content in your blog so you can see how it will look when it’s actually being used. Luckily there are a few websites which offer this content for free!

These packs are also great for testing how themes you have downloaded from elsewhere will look with lots of content added.

WP Dummy Content Plugin

This WordPress plugin will automatically generate some dummy content into your development WordPress installation without having to import anything directly into the database. It will also give you the option of what sort of content you want to generate and everything can be removed with one click!


WP Dummy Content Plugin

WP Candy Sample WordPress Content

The WP Candy sample content is a simple file you import into WordPress through your admin panel. The whole procedure is very simple. It includes posts with blockquotes, ordered and unordered lists, floating images, categories with sub categories and more.


WP Candy Sample WordPress Content

Church Crunch Dummy Data

Like the WP Candy import, these posts are easily imported through the WordPress admin panel. This import contains categories, sub categories, pages, sub pages, comments with gravatars and more.


Church Crunch Dummy Data

WP .XML Test Data Import

Once again this is an XML file that is imported through your WordPress admin panel. This one contains pages, posts, tags, comments with gravatars etc.


WP .XML Test Data Import

Sndbx Dummy Content

This one was the content used in a WordPress design competition. There is a demo of the content provided by the import here.


Sndbx Dummy Content

Think Design Lorem Ipsum Test Post Pack

This is another XML file that is imported through the WordPress admin panel. We are told on the Think Design site what the pack includes categories, sub-categories, pages, sub-pages, 30 test posts, tags, thumbnails via custom fields and some more.


Think Design Lorem Ipsum Test Post Pack