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The “sortable” plugin reorders elements in a list using handles and helpers, and the placeholder option for visual feedback. “Sortable” can be set-up with “items” and “cancel” options to govern what is included with- or excluded from- sorting. For multiple lists, use the “connectWith” option to sort from one to another, as well as set directional limits for sorting between lists. If not keeping track of your changes using events, you can use “serialize” and “toArray” methods to see your order of elements at this point.