Helpful Tools For Web Developers: Placehold.it

If you haven’t already, you should check out Placehold.it. It’s a service that lets you dynamically pull in a placeholder image for use in working mockups and demos and it’s dead-simple to use. To pull in an image, you just reference the placehold.it url in an image tag:

<img src = "http://placehold.it/350x150">

The above code pulls in a 350×150 pixel image:

Need something with a little more pizzaz? There’s a version that uses kittens: