Programming language: Swift
License: MIT License
Tags: UI     Tab Bar    
Latest version: v1.0.1

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Worm Tab Strip

Worm Tab Strip is inspired by android SmartTabStrip, android view pager like library for iOS written in swift.

Basically it was build up by two scroll view, one at the top for holding all the tabs, one for content view for each tab. frame based, not auto layout constraint based.

Swift Version Swift Version License Platform

there are two styles of worm tab strip:

  • Bubble style:

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  • Line style:

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Current example build environment

XCode 11.4

Swift 5


pod 'WormTabStrip', '~> 1.0'
  1. Download and drop WormTabStrip.swift and WormTabStripButton.swift in your project.
  2. Congratulations!
Looking for swift 2.3?

checkout brach swift2.3

Usage example

implement the WormTabStripDelegate in your UIViewController then do

let frame =  CGRect(x: 0, y: 40, width: self.view.frame.size.width, height: self.view.frame.size.height - 40)
let viewPager:WormTabStrip = WormTabStrip(frame: frame)
self.view.addSubview(viewPager) //IMPORTANT!
viewPager.delegate = self
viewPager.eyStyle.wormStyel = .bubble
viewPager.eyStyle.isWormEnable = true
viewPager.eyStyle.spacingBetweenTabs = 15
viewPager.eyStyle.dividerBackgroundColor = .red
viewPager.eyStyle.tabItemSelectedColor = .yellow
//default selected tab
viewPager.currentTabIndex = 3
//center the selected tab
viewPager.shouldCenterSelectedWorm = true

Need custom style?

checkout WormTabStripStylePropertyies struct, give your custom style

viewPager.eyStyle.wormStyel = .line
viewPager.eyStyle.isWormEnable = false
viewPager.eyStyle.spacingBetweenTabs = 15
viewPager.eyStyle.dividerBackgroundColor = .red
viewPager.eyStyle.tabItemSelectedColor = .yellow

before you you call


Available customization properties

Property Description
wormStyel style of the worm bubble or line
kHeightOfWorm worm height for line style
kHeightOfWormForBubble worm height for bubble style
kHeightOfDivider divider height between top scrollview and conent scrollview
kHeightOfTopScrollView Top scrollView height which hold all tabs
kMinimumWormHeightRatio minimum worm height Ratio, it should be less than 1
kPaddingOfIndicator Padding of tab button, from text to button each side
spacingBetweenTabs space between tab buttons
isWormEnable boolean, if false it will not animate worm
tabItemDefaultFont font for unSelected tab
tabItemSelectedFont font for selected tab
tabItemDefaultColor text color for unSelected tab
tabItemSelectedColor text color for selected tab
WormColor color for worm
topScrollViewBackgroundColor back ground color of top scroll view which hold all tabs
contentScrollViewBackgroundColor back ground color fo content scroll view
dividerBackgroundColor back ground color of divider view between top scroll view and content scroll view

Apps using worm tab strip:

Bagdax News, screen shots:

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We would love for you to contribute to WormTabStrip, check the LICENSE file for more info.


Ezimet Yusup โ€“ Github โ€“

Distributed under the MIT license. See LICENSE for more information.

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the WormTabStrip README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.