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jQuery UI Sortable enable() Method

  • Last Updated : 12 Jan, 2022

jQuery UI  is a web-based technology and consists of GUI widgets, visual effects, and themes implemented using the jQuery JavaScript Library. jQuery UI is the best tool for building UI interfaces for the webpages. It can also be used to build highly interactive web applications or can be used to add widgets easily.

In this article, we will be using the jQuery UI Sortable enable() Method to enable the sortable. 

Syntax:

$( ".selector" ).sortable( "enable" );

Parameter: This method does not accept any parameter.

Return type: This method returns an object value.

CDN Link: Below are the jQuery UI CDN links that will be needed for your project.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/base/jquery-ui.css”>
<script src= “https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js”></script>
<script src= “https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.js”></script>

Example: This example describes the uses of the jQuery UI Sortable enable() Method.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <link rel="stylesheet"
          href=
    <script 
          src=
    </script>
    <script 
          src=
    </script>
  
    <style>
        #sortable {
            list-style-type: none;
            width: 50%;
        }
  
        #sortable li {
            margin: 10px 0;
            padding: 0.5em;
            font-size: 25px;
            height: 20px;
            background-color: lightgreen;
        }
        #btn1, #btn2
        {
            margin-left: 50px;
            padding: 0.5;
            font-size: 25px;
            height: 50px;
            width: 50%;
        }
    </style>
    <script>
        $(function () {
            $("#btn1").on('click', function () {
                $("#sortable").sortable("enable");
            });
  
            $("#btn2").on('click', function () {
                $("#sortable").sortable("disable");
            });
        });
  
        $(function () {
            $("#sortable").sortable();
        });
    </script>
  
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color: green;">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
  
        <h4>jQuery UI Sortable enable() Method</h4>
  
        <ul id="sortable">
            <li class="ui-state-default">Geeks1</li>
            <li class="ui-state-default">Geeks2</li>
            <li class="ui-state-default">Geeks3</li>
            <li class="ui-state-default">Geeks4</li>
            <li class="ui-state-default">Geeks5</li>
        </ul>
  
        <div class="res"></div>
          
        <div>
            <input type="button" id="btn1"
            value="Enable">
        </div>
        <br>
        <div>
            <input type="button" id="btn2"
            value="Disable">
        </div>
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

jQuery UI Sortable enable() Method

Reference: https://api.jqueryui.com/sortable/#method-disable


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