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Adding A Sortable List To Wordpress

Thursday, February 19, 2009 - 21:36

A sortable list is simply a list of items that can be dragged and dropped to alter the order of those elements.

There are two sortable lists available in Wordpress, one from the JQuery framework and one from the Scriptaculous framework. For a sortable list you will need a list, so here is a simple one.

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Enable Drag And Drop Script In Wordpress

Monday, October 27, 2008 - 11:58

Note: This code has been written with WordPress 2.8 in mind. It won't work on versions prior to 2.6 and might have unpredictable results in later versions.

Drag and drop is a useful mechanism to do stuff and can turn a complicated set of buttons or drop down lists into a simple elegant solution.

Wordpress has lots of scripts built in, which do a lot of useful functions. However, they are not enabled by default, which means that in order to get your script to work you need to enable them.

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Script.aculo.us - Web 2.0 Javascript

Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 21:51

Script.aculo.us is a JavaScript framework that allows you to add effects and advanced JavaScript features to any web page. Although Script.aculo.us can be a little slower than Mootools on occasion it makes up for this by having more stuff built into the library components. For example, the slider control is available of both frameworks, but the Script.aculo.us version comes with some handy features (like filling one part of the slider) where the Mootools version doesn't.

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script.aculo.us Confine Draggable

Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - 18:55

Creating a new Draggable object with the script.aculo.us framework is easy. You just create a new instance of the Draggable object with the element id to be made draggable as the first parameter and a set of options as the second.

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