placehold.it makes it easy to create the placeholders shown above. Simply add placehold.it/400×40/ff9900/fff to the src attribute of your img tag and your done. You’ve got a 400px X 40px placeholder that’s got an Orange Background and White Text.
No need for color? Just add placehold.it/400×40/
<img src=”https://placehold.it/800×333/EE3658/fff” /> looks like this: