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Stickyheader.js is a simple React Native library, enabling to create a fully custom header for your iOS and Android apps.



Stickyheader.js ships with 3 different use cases for sticky headers and a possibility to create fully custom header!
Tabbed Header Avatar Header Details Header
Tabbed Header Gif Avatar Header Gif Details Header Gif

In Use

Check the live demo on Expo Snack here.

Predefined headers can be accessed through headerType="HeaderName" property, each header can be configured according to your demands using the wide amount of properties. You can change all of them, or use it right out of the box with as little changes as possible to use it for your needs

This is how you can add them in your app:

import React from 'react'
import StickyParallaxHeader from 'react-native-sticky-parallax-header'

const TestScreen = () => (
    <StickyParallaxHeader headerType="TabbedHeader" />
    {/* <StickyParallaxHeader headerType="AvatarHeader" /> */}
    {/* <StickyParallaxHeader headerType="DetailsHeader" /> */}

export default TestScreen

Below are examples of those components and description of the props they are accepting.

Shared props

Tabbed Header, Details Header, Avatar Header

Property Type Optional Default Description
backgroundColor string Yes #1ca75d Header background color
backgroundImage number Yes null Sets header background image
bounces bool Yes true Bounces on swiping up
contentContainerStyles Yes Set style for content container
headerHeight number Yes ifIphoneX(92, constants.responsiveHeight(13))
renderBody func Yes title => <RenderContent title={title} /> Function that renders body of the header (can be empty)
snapToEdge bool Yes true Boolean to fire the function for snap To Edge
scrollRef func or object Yes null ScrollView body ref. Allows programmatically scroll body ScrollView
keyboardShouldPersistTaps 'always', 'never', 'handled', false, true Yes undefined Determines when the keyboard should stay visible after a tap.
refreshControl RefreshControl Yes undefined Props used to add pull to refresh functionality.

Details Header, Avatar Header

Property Type Optional Default Description
hasBorderRadius boolean No true Adds radius to header's right bottom border
image ImageSourcePropType No require('../../assets/images/photosPortraitBrandon.png') Sets header image
leftTopIcon ImageSourcePropType No require('../../assets/icons/iconCloseWhite.png') Set icon for left top button
leftTopIconOnPress () => void No () => {} Define action on left top button press
rightTopIcon ImageSourcePropType No require('../../assets/icons/Icon-Menu.png') Set icon for right top button
rightTopIconOnPress () => void No () => {} Define action on right top button press

Tabbed Header

Tabbed Header Gif

Property Type Optional Default Description
foregroundImage oneOfType([object, number]) Yes Set image in the foreground
header func Yes Function that renders custom header
logo func Yes require('../../assets/images/logo.png') Set header logo
logoStyle style Yes { height: 24, width: 142 } Set header logo style
logoContainerStyle style Yes { width: '100%', paddingHorizontal: 24, paddingTop:{ ios: ifIphoneX(50, 40), android: 55 }), flexDirection: 'row', justifyContent: 'space-between', alignItems: 'center'} Set header logo container style
logoResizeMode "contain", "cover", "stretch", "center", "repeat" Yes "contain" Set header logo resize mode
onRef func Yes Reference callback. You can call goToPage(pageNumber) method through ref to programmatically navigate to given tab
rememberTabScrollPosition bool Yes false When switching between tabs remember current scroll position
scrollEvent func Yes Scroll event to apply custom animations
tabs { content: ReactElement;title?: string;icon?: ReactElement | (isActive: boolean) => ReactElement); Yes [{title: 'Popular',content: <RenderContent title="Popular Quizes" />},...] Array with tabs names, icons and content
tabTextStyle Yes {fontSize: 16, lineHeight: 20, paddingHorizontal: 12, paddingVertical: 8, color: colors.white} Set inactive tab style
tabTextActiveStyle Yes {fontSize: 16, lineHeight: 20, paddingHorizontal: 12, paddingVertical: 8, color: colors.white} Set active tab stylee
tabTextContainerStyle Yes {backgroundColor: colors.transparent, borderRadius: 18} Set inactive tab container style
tabTextContainerActiveStyle Yes {backgroundColor: colors.darkMint} Set active tab container style
tabWrapperStyle Yes {paddingVertical: 12} Set single tab container style
tabsContainerStyle Yes Set whole tab bar container style
title string Yes "Mornin' Mark! \nReady for a quiz?" Sets header title
titleStyle Yes Set style for text in foreground

Check how to customise Tabbed Header example

Details Header

Details Header Gif

Property Type Required Default Description
iconNumber number No 10 Set amount of cards shown on icon
tag string No "Product Designer" Sets header tag name
title string No "Design System" Sets header title

Avatar Header

Avatar Header Gif

Property Type Optional Default Description
foreground () => ReactElement No - Function that renders the foreground of the header
header () => ReactElement No - Function that renders custom header
parallaxHeight number No - Set parallax header height
scrollEvent (event: NativeSyntheticEvent<NativeScrollEvent>) => void No require('../../assets/icons/Icon-Menu.png') Scroll event to apply custom animations
snapStartThreshold number No - Set start value Threshold of snap
snapStopThreshold number No - Set stop value Threshold of snap
snapValue number No - Set value where header is closed
subtitle string No "Coffee buff. Web enthusiast. Unapologetic student. Gamer. Avid organizer." Sets description(subtitle) section
title string No "Brandon Sets header title
transparentHeader boolean No false Set header transparency to render custom header

Custom Header

Custom header props and example

Handling StickyParallaxHeader body ScrollView reference

As callback function

  scrollRef={(ref) => {
    paralaxScrollRef.current = ref;

As useRef value

const paralaxScrollRef = useRef(null);


Handling nested scrollables

Handling nested flatlist props and example

Changing Statusbar style

Changing StatusBar style

Pull to refresh

Pull to refresh

Rendering icons in tabs

Icons in tabs

Getting Started



For React Native >= 0.60.0 use version 0.0.60 and above, for previous React Native versions use 0.0.59

Installation for React Native >= 0.60.0

Add latest package version

$ yarn add react-native-sticky-parallax-header

Installation for React Native < 0.60.0

Installation steps for React Native < 0.60.0


Contributing guidelines



The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.

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