Creating draggable div using jquery

This example shows you how to create a draggable div using jquery & jquery ui. You can make the div as draggable by simple applying jquery ui draggable() function in document.ready() event.

Syntax

<script language="javascript"> $(document).ready(function () { $("#divContent").draggable(); }); </script>

Example

You can drag this div to anywhere on the screen.

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <head> <title></title> <style type="text/css"> .content { border: solid 2px #ccc; padding: 20px; width: 200px; height: 150px; color: #CC3916; font-size: 20px; font-weight: bold; cursor: pointer; } </style> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.7.2.min.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/jquery-ui.js"></script> <script language="javascript"> $(document).ready(function () { $("#divContent").draggable(); }); </script> </head> <body> <div id="divContent" class="content"> You can drag this div to anywhere on the screen. </div> </body> </html>