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React Lorem Component

A component for React that renders paragraph or list item tags full of lorem ipsum placeholder text.


Install via npm:

% npm install react-lorem-component


This library provides a React component named Lorem which renderes pseudo-random lorem ipsum text.

var React = require('react');
var Lorem = require('react-lorem-component');

var MyComponent = React.createClass({
  render: function() {
    return (
        <h1>Lorem Ipsum</h1>
        <Lorem />

The above <Lorem /> tag by default renders five paragraphs of lorem wrapped in a <div>.

Configuration Options

You can pass the following props to the Lorem component to fine-tune the output.

Prop Default Description
mode 'paragraphs' if set to 'list', instead of <p> tags wrapped in a <div> it renders <li>s wrapped in an <ul>
ordered false if mode is set to 'list' and this prop has a truthy value, the list items are wrapped in an <ol> tag
seed 0 the seed of the random number generator used for generating lorem text; changing this to a different natural number generates a different text
count 5 number of paragraphs to generate
sentenceLowerBound 5 minimum words per sentence
sentenceUpperBound 15 maximum words per sentence
paragraphLowerBound 3 minimum sentences per paragraph
paragraphUpperBound 7 maximum sentences per paragraph
format 'html' plain text or html
words ['ad','dolor',...] custom word dictionary

The last seven properties are send directly to the lorem-ipsum node module which is used internally to generate the lorem text.

Other properties you pass (eg. className) are transferred to the wrapping tag.


The examples code is located at example directory. You can clone this repository and run make install example and point your web browser to http://localhost:3000.


Released under The MIT License.

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