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“Resizable” is the only plugin with a visual interface that indicates where to drag the element in order to change its size. Use the “handles” option to specify which ones to be used, to synchronize resizing with other elements and set max/min limits. When working with an image, typically you’ll want to maintain proportion– easily done by setting the aspectRatio option to true.