How to create a slider UICollectionView flow layout in swift

GravitySlider flow layout for UICollectionView

GravitySlider is a beautiful alternative to the standard UICollectionView flow layout.

Slider UICollectionView flow layout in Swift

A Slider UICollectionView flow layout in Swift refers to a customized implementation of the UICollectionViewFlowLayout class that enables horizontal scrolling with a sliding effect.

It provides an intuitive and visually appealing way to display and navigate through a collection of items in a UICollectionView.

Typically, a Slider UICollectionView flow layout consists of a horizontally-scrollable collection view with each item occupying a fixed width.

The layout ensures that the items are arranged side by side, allowing the user to swipe left or right to view the next or previous items.

The sliding effect adds a sense of interactivity and smoothness to the scrolling experience.

To implement a Slider UICollectionView flow layout in Swift, you would typically subclass the UICollectionViewFlowLayout and override certain methods and properties to customize the behavior. These customizations may include setting the scroll direction to horizontal, adjusting the item size and spacing, and modifying the content insets.

You can enhance the visual appearance of the slider by incorporating additional design elements such as page indicators, custom animations or even applying transformations to the items during scrolling.

These modifications can be achieved by leveraging the UICollectionViewDelegate and UICollectionViewDataSource methods to respond to user interactions and provide data to populate the collection view.

Overall, a Slider UICollectionView flow layout in Swift provides a versatile and engaging way to present content in a horizontal slider format, offering a unique user experience and allowing for seamless navigation through a collection of items.


GravitySlider is a lightweight animation flowlayot for UICollectionView completely written in Swift 4, compatible with iOS 11 and xCode 9.

Supported OS & SDK Versions

  • Supported build target – iOS 9.0


GravitySliderFlowLayout is available through CocoaPods, To install it, simply add the following line to your Podfile:

pod 'GravitySliderFlowLayout'


import GravitySliderFlowLayout

let gravitySliderLayout = GravitySliderFlowLayout(with: CGSize(width: 50, height: 50))
collectionView.collectionViewLayout = gravitySliderLayout

Release Notes

Version 1.0

  • Release version.


GravitySlider flow layout for UICollectionView

Also check another flowlayout for UICollectionView in swift ios example code:
 Slider Scroll animation

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