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  • Last Updated : 25 May, 2022

jQWidgets is a JavaScript framework for making web-based applications for PC and mobile devices. It is a very powerful, optimized, platform-independent, and widely supported framework. The jqxSortable represents a jQuery plugin that allows you to reorder elements in an HTML list or div tags using the mouse.

The create event is used to trigger when the sortable widget is created. 


$('#jqxSortable').on('create', function () { 
    // Code 

Linked Files: Download jQWidgets from the given link In the HTML file, locate the script files in the downloaded folder.

<link type=”text/css” rel=”Stylesheet” href=”jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.css” />
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”scripts/jquery-1.11.1.min.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxcore.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/globalization/globalize.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxsortable.js”></script>

Example: The below example illustrates the jqxSortable create event in jQWidgets.


<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
        <link type="text/css" rel="Stylesheet"
              href="jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.css" />
        <script type="text/javascript" 
        <script type="text/javascript" 
        <script type="text/javascript" 
        <script type="text/javascript" 
            #sort {
                border: 1px solid black;
                width: 280px;
                list-style-type: none;
                line-height: 30px;
                text-align: center;
            .item:hover {
                background-color: green;
                color: white;
                line-height: 30px;
            .sortable-placeholder {
                background-color: #e1e1e1;
                height: 30px;
        <h1 style="color: green;">
        <h3>jQWidgets jqxSortable create Event</h3>
        <div id="sort">
            <div class="item">C</div>
            <div class="item">C++</div>
            <div class="item">Python</div>
            <div class="item">HTML</div>
            <div class="item">CSS</div>
            <div class="item">JavaScript</div>
        <script type="text/javascript">
            $(document).ready(function () {
                $("#sort").on("start create", function () {
                    alert("jqxSortable Widget Created!");




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