How to Create Flutter Custom Card with 20+ example code

We will guide with step-by-step info each widget can use to design a custom card widget with Flutter Avatar, Text, Icon, or text widget combination.

Flutter card Widget with GFCard
Flutter card widget 

Flutter Card is a material component that is used to show information about the brand or a product. It has a slight border radius and box-shadow to give a clean and neat look and is user-friendly.


GFCard is a GetWidget Flutter Card Widget component that allows you to use multiple elements inside one component (GFCard) to build Flutter Card Widgets. GFCard is designed and developed in such a way that allows you to use this component to build multiple Flutter Card design layouts for your flutter mobile and/or web app. It has a broad range of pre-built designs used for user’s profiles, cart items, news, blogs, social media & many more.

Being a flutter developer it is very time-consuming to write each & every property of an element & so GetWidget comes here with a number of pre-designed UI components that help us to create a complex design just in a piece of time.

Flutter card Widget Design

Cards are the most commonly used component for mobile apps. GetWidget gives you a variety of ready-to-use Flutter card Widgets, just a little modification you have to do if needed otherwise the cards are created for multiple purposes & are ready to use.

Let's connect together and build your idea into a real-time app with GetWidget UI Library. Now you could start with our documentation from how to getting the start and go with each component.

Getting started will guide you on how to start building a beautiful flutter application with the GetWidget UI Kit library. You have to install the package from pub.dev, import the package in your Flutter project  & start building the app:

Install Package from pub.dev :

https://pub.dev/packages/GetWidget

Note: dependencies: getwidget: ^ 2.0.4

Import full package:

import 'package:getwidget/getwidget.dart';

Call the name of the component with its properties:

Keep playing with the pre-built UI components.

GFCard has many types and it can be used with any other widgets to make it look more user-friendly. The following are its types.

Flutter Card with image and text example

The basic card in GFCard has a title, content, and a few action buttons to perform the actions given.

The Example code of a Flutter card with image and text is shown below.

Flutter Card with image and text
Flutter Card with image and text 
import 'package:getwidget/getwidget.dart';

GFCard(
 boxFit: BoxFit.cover,
 image: Image.asset('your asset image'),
 title: GFListTile(
   avatar: GFAvatar(
     backgroundImage: AssetImage('your asset image'),
   ),
   title: Text('Title'),
   subTitle: Text('Sub Title'),
),
content: Text("Some quick example text to build on the card"),
buttonBar: GFButtonBar(
 children: <Widget>[
   GFButton(
    onPressed: () {},
    text: 'OK',
   ),
   GFButton(
    onPressed: () {},
    text: 'Cancel',
   ),
 ],
 ),
),
Flutter card with image and text example code

Flutter Card with Avatar image widget

The Avatar card in GFCard has an avatar that shows basically the profile picture of the user or it can be a picture of the product or brand depending on the requirement, title, content, and a few action buttons to perform the actions given. The simple code of a Flutter Avatar card is shown below.

Flutter card with avatar image example
Flutter card with avatar image 
import 'package:getwidget/getwidget.dart';

 GFCard(
            boxFit: BoxFit.cover,
            titlePosition: GFPosition.start,
            image: Image.asset(
              'lib/assets/cup.jpg',
              height: MediaQuery.of(context).size.height * 0.2,
              width: MediaQuery.of(context).size.width,
              fit: BoxFit.cover,
            ),
            showImage: true,
            title: GFListTile(
              avatar: GFAvatar(
                backgroundImage: AssetImage('your asset image'),
              ),
              titleText: 'Title',
              subTitleText: 'Sub Title',
            ),
            content: Text("Some quick example text to build on the card"),
            buttonBar: GFButtonBar(
              children: <Widget>[
                GFAvatar(
                  child: Icon(
                    Icons.settings,
                    color: Colors.white,
                  ),
                ),
                GFAvatar(
                  backgroundColor: GFColors.DARK,
                  child: Icon(
                    Icons.home,
                    color: Colors.white,
                  ),
                ),
                GFAvatar(
                  backgroundColor: GFColors.DANGER,
                  child: Icon(
                    Icons.help,
                    color: Colors.white,
                  ),
                ),
              ],
            ),
          ),
Flutter card with GF Avatar Widget Example code

Flutter Card with OverlayImage and Text

GFCards can be used in overlaying the images and placing the text or any other widget on the background image. The widget like Text, buttons to overlay on the image as shown in the image below.

GF Flutter Cards with OverlayImage
Flutter Overlay card with image and text

Below Example Source code shows a simple example code for GFCard with Card OverlayImage:

import 'package:getwidget/getwidget.dart';

  GFCard(
            boxFit: BoxFit.cover,
            titlePosition: GFPosition.start,
            showOverlayImage: true,
            imageOverlay: AssetImage(
              'your asset image',
            ),
            title: GFListTile(
              avatar: GFAvatar(),
              titleText: 'Hi',
              subTitleText: 'How do you do?',
            ),
            content: Text("lorem ipsun so ento"),
            buttonBar: GFButtonBar(
              children: <Widget>[
                GFAvatar(
                  backgroundColor: GFColors.WARNING,
                  child: Icon(
                    Icons.home,
                    color: Colors.white,
                  ),
                ),

              ],
            ),
          ),
Flutter card with image overlay option 

GF Flutter Card Properties:

titlePositionhelps to set the title at top of the card
colorsets the background color of the card
elevationcontrols the size of the shadow below the card
shapeshape of the card
borderOnForegroundwhether to paint the shape of the border in front of the child, defaults to true
clipBehaviourdefines the clipping of the child
margindefines the card's outer container margin
paddingdefines the card's outer container padding
semanticContainerrepresents a single semantic container, if false a collection of semantic nodes
borderto draw border above the card
borderRadiusrepresents the rounded corners of the card
colorFilterapplies to the image before painting it
boxFithow the image should be inscribed into the box
imageOverlaydisplay images as background with shaded overlay

How to create a simple Flutter Material Card?

Cards are basically used to show any piece of information with title, description, or subtitle and some call to action buttons in it. Cards are not restricted to any kind of widget, it can have all sorts of widgets and to feel nice and clean look cards are widely used in any application.

Cards in a grid system are used to display a group of information that can be an album, location, or even contact details. It is used as a group that will be identical throughout the application that makes the apps look clean and neat.

To create a card we will be using the GetWidget library and its Card component. To see the components in the GetWidget library head to the official Flutter docs for getwidget.

GFCard is a Flutter Card that is used to show some information about the product or the brand with action buttons or without them. It mainly contains image, texts, descriptions on it. GFCard has some of the general variants in it that can be used in any application and can be customized according to the need.

Now let us see how to use the GFCard in flutter and its variants one by one with the examples for each.

Example code for Flutter with Title, Subtitle, and call to action

import 'package:getwidget/getwidget.dart';

GFCard(
 boxFit: BoxFit.cover,
 image: Image.asset('your asset image'),
 title: GFListTile(
   avatar: GFAvatar(
     backgroundImage: AssetImage('your asset image'),
   ),
   title: Text(' Title'),
   subTitle: Text(' Sub Title'),
),
content: Text("Some quick example text to build on the card"),
buttonBar: GFButtonBar(
 children: <Widget>[
   GFButton(
    onPressed: () {},
    text: 'Save',
   ),
   GFButton(
    onPressed: () {},
    text: 'Cancel',
   ),
 ],
 ),
),

GFCards can be used to achieve any type of card and the variants can be customized according to the requirement. The above examples show the basic codes of each variant. They all are highly customized according to the need. For more options head to the official Getwidget Flutter documentation.

How to create a Flutter Card with image and button

Let us see a simple example with title, Image, and the buttons in the card with the below example.

import 'package:getwidget/getwidget.dart';

GFCard(
 boxFit: BoxFit.cover,
 image: Image.asset('your asset image'),
 title: GFListTile(
   avatar: GFAvatar(
     backgroundImage: AssetImage('your asset image'),
   ),
   title: Text('Title'),
   subTitle: Text('Sub Title'),
),
content: Text("Some quick example text to build on the card"),
buttonBar: GFButtonBar(
 children: <Widget>[
   GFButton(
    onPressed: () {},
    text: 'save',
   ),
   GFButton(
    onPressed: () {},
    text: 'ok',
   ),
   GFButton(
    onPressed: () {},
    text: 'Cancel',
   ),
 ],
 ),
),

There are more customization options in GFCard and its properties are explained in the official documentation of the GetWidget Flutter UI library

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What is a card in flutter?

It is a panel with slightly rounded corners and an elevation shadow that provide an additional look for users to get focus on that and even it is used for the call to action properties. It used to represent some related information, for example, an album, a geographical location, a meal, contact details, etc

How do you make cards in flutter?

You can make cards using the Class Card in the Dart package. You can call Cart Class and start building. Or you can import our Getwidget package in your code and start calling components and building the card in your flutter app.

How do you make a card with an image on flutter?

You can build a card with an image on flutter through with our package. Just import import 'package:getwidget/getwidget.dart'; and call this imageOverlay: AssetImage('your asset image'), and make your own flutter card. Read more.

How to Build a Flutter card with image and text?

In order to build a Flutter card with images and text, you can use the Overlay Image class. Or you can use our OverlayImage component.

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