Generate Faker data right within the Insomnia REST Client!
This plugin uses the community-driven Faker NPM module to generate "fake" data.
Need a random IP address other than "127.0.0.1"?
Looking for a better name than John Doe?
Are you hoping to get creative with adding variety to your data?
Look no further!
This plugin may be installed as discussed in Insomnia "Managing plugins" documentation.
Use Template Tags (i.e., CTRL + SPACE, then find "Faker") to add Faker data types.
If you want to use a random Zip code in the json body when executing a request:
For a complete list of fake data types, refer to the list here: https://fakerjs.dev/guide/#overview
Be sure to reference the Faker API docs to determine what type of arguments should be passed to the Optional Modifier argument.
The Optional Modifier argument can take a string, or list of items, or a JSON encoded object as arguments. If you have to pass several arguments in at a time, try wrapping them in square brackets (
The Optional Modifier cannot take a callback argument (as in the Helpers > Maybe option), and may not work correctly for every Faker function. YMMV.