Zizoo Zizoo - 1 year ago 155
iOS Question

How to set default image when imageURL is empty using SDWebImage - Swift

I have the following code at


let url = URL(string: myurl!)
cell.empPhoto.image? = (cell.empPhoto.image?.circle)!
cell.empPhoto.image? = (cell.empPhoto.image?.rounded)!

cell.empPhoto.sd_setImage(with: url)

I'm using
from SDWebImage to download the image from url and cache it , but sometime the url is not found or has empty content, so how to give a default image for the cell if the url is empty , should I check the content of the url before using
or I can just do it from the same library ?

what I want is something like this :

if url.hasImage {
cell.empPhoto.sd_setImage(with: url)
else{ // use default image
cell.empPhoto.image=UIImage(named: "contact")

Answer Source

It is better to have placeholder image so there will still be an image even when your request is failed.

You can set the placeholder using SDWebImage function sd_setImageWithURL:placeholderImage:options:completed


cell.empPhoto.sd_setImage(with: url, placeholderImage: placeholderImage);


[cell.empPhoto.image sd_setImageWithURL:url placeholderImage:placeholderImage];