Using Jquery, CSS, mySQL, Ajax and PHP the this purchase will give you three examples for how to use and display sortable lists.
The first example populates the list from the database, allows you to sort the order, then allows you to save he list using ajax funtionality so the page does not reload. In addition, there is a message box that shows dynamically the status of whether the boxes have been moved and not save and whether the changes have been implemented to the database.
NEW FOR VERSION 2 - Save your list via a COOKIE session. Easy to name cookie, limited Developing required. Quickly change and add to multiple lists - Also move and drag between mulitiple lists. Have an unlimited number of lists and using a simple class technique, connect these together and drag and drop between. Add a format to differentiate quickly and easily.
NEW FOR VERSION 3 - Now able to use the drag and drop with touch devices such as ipads, iphones and other tablet devices
The second example is a simple sort list that will allow you to produce a list of varying length and apply a drag and drop feature to it.
The third example shows how the functionality can work across a multiple column format.