16 Easy to Implement Drag and Drop jQuery Plugins


Today we bring together free drag and drop jQuery plugins.drag and drop is a pointing device gesture in which the user selects a virtual object by “grabbing” it and dragging it to a different location.Drag and drop was first used in Mac to copy between disk and folders.Today rag and drop functionality is being used in websites and it really saves time for user.

Here is the list of free drag and drop jQuery plugins.

Elastic Stack: Elastic Dragging Interaction

11.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginElastiStack is a little script that let’s you navigate through a stack of items by dragging away the first one. It comes with an elastic touch meaning that when dragging the top-most item, the other ones will follow as if they were connected elastically. When reaching a certain distance, the dragged item will release itself and the next item will pop out.


jQuery Gridly

12.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginGridly is a jQuery plugin to enable dragging and dropping as well as resizing on a grid.


File Upload Form

13.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginAn AJAX file upload form, that will let visitors upload files from their browsers with drag/drop or by selecting them individually.



14.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginDropzoneJS is an open source library that provides drag’n’drop file uploads with image previews.


Draggable Image Boxes Grid

15.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginA template with a fullscreen grid of images and content areas. The idea is to have a draggable grid that shows boxes of thumbnails and menu like items. Once clicked, the thumbnail will expand to the full size image and the menu item box will expand to a fullscreen content area.



16.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginGridster is a jQuery plugin that allows building intuitive draggable layouts from elements spanning multiple columns.



1.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginDragscroll is a tiny javascript library (410 bytes minified) which enables scrolling via holding the mouse button


Drag and Drop Newsletter Builder

2.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginA tutorial about how to create a drag and drop interface for a newsletter builder using jQuery.



3.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginA jQuery plugin for simple drag and drop uploads.



4.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginLightweight jQuery extension for enabling draggable functionality on DOM elements without requiring the jQuery UI library. Compatible with trackpads, touch devices, and standard computer mouse.



5.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginjQuery drag and drop HTML builder – compile Bootstrap based HTML and JS. Builder extract required JS code (about 0% – 15%) from itself and provide it with resulting HTML to allow initialization a third party JS libraries on frontend. Generated HTML contain “data” attributes which store JS libraries settings and helpers to allow parse document structure by editor.



6.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginDrag-based JavaScript component, embracing endless UI solutions.The basic way to install Dragdealer is to include the minified script into your web page.



7.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginDrag and drop library for a two-dimensional resizable and responsive list of items.


JQuery File Uploader

8.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginJQuery plugin to drag and drop files, including ajax upload and progress bar. The idea for this plugin is to keep it very simple; other options/plugins i found mess up a lot with the markup and provide some really ‘hacky’ ways to make it available for prehistoric browsers.



9.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginDraggabilly is a separate library that makes elements draggable. It supports IE8+ and multi-touch.



10.drag-and-drop-jquery-pluginA jQuery plugin for selecting from a list of fields or values (the source) and adding them to a new list (the destination). You move fields from the source to the destination by dragging and dropping. Fields themselves can be simple HTML elements or more complex containers.