JQuery sortable example

Sourav.Kayal
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Sortable function in JQuery

JQuery sortable example

In this article we are going to look into how to implement sortable control using JQuery . As we know JQuery is nothing but JavaScript library and gives user to develop web application very smoothly.  Let’s  go through below example. Before going to try this code please ensure that you have internet connection in your system JQuery CDN link is used in the example. If you are not interested to use JQuery CDN then you may download the file and host in your local system.

First Example of sortable function

<!doctype html>
 <html lang="en">
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8" />
  <title>jQuery UI Sortable - Drop placeholder</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="http://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.3/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css" />
  <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.9.1.js"></script>
  <script src="http://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.3/jquery-ui.js"></script>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="/resources/demos/style.css" />
  <style>
  #sortable { list-style-type: none; margin: 0; padding: 0; width: 60%; }
  #sortable li { margin: 0 5px 5px 5px; padding: 5px; font-size: 1.2em; height: 1.5em; }
  html>body #sortable li { height: 1.5em; line-height: 1.2em; }
  .ui-state-highlight { height: 1.5em; line-height: 1.2em; }
  </style>
  <script>
  $(function() {
    $("#sortable" ).sortable({
      placeholder: "ui-state-highlight"
    });
    $("#sortable" ).disableSelection();
  });
  </script>
</head>
<body>
 
<ul id="sortable">
  <li class="ui-state-default">Item 1</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">Item 2</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">Item 3</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">Item 4</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">Item 5</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">Item 6</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">Item 7</li>
</ul>
 </body>
</html>
 


Second example of sortable function

This is another example of sortable function

<html lang="en">
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8" />
  <title>jQuery UI Sortable - Display as grid</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="http://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.3/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css" />
  <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.9.1.js"></script>
  <script src="http://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.3/jquery-ui.js"></script>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="/resources/demos/style.css" />
  <style>
  #sortable { list-style-type: none; margin: 0; padding: 0; width: 450px; }
  #sortable li { margin: 3px 3px 3px 0; padding: 1px; float: left; width: 100px; height: 90px; font-size: 4em; text-align: center; }
  </style>
  <script>
  $(function() {
    $( "#sortable" ).sortable();
    $( "#sortable" ).disableSelection();
  });
  </script>
</head>
<body>
 
<ul id="sortable">
  <li class="ui-state-default">1</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">2</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">3</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">4</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">5</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">6</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">7</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">8</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">9</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">10</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">11</li>
  <li class="ui-state-default">12</li>
</ul>
</body>
</html>


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I am .NET developer working for HelixDNA Technologies,Bangalore in healthcare domain. Like to learn new technology and programming language. Currently working in ASP.NET ,C# and other microsoft technologies.

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